Scarborough in the Twentieth Century

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Located on the coast just eight miles south of Portland, Scarborough was fertile territory for the dramatic changes that swept over eastern Maine in the twentieth century. This history transports the reader from Scarborough's simpler days as a small coastal community to its current status as the fastest growing town in the state. The images contained in this volume, most of them previously unpublished, showcase advances in transportation, the growth of business, old homesteads, and portraits of some of the movers and shakers of the time. This significant collection offers an overview of the history that shaped today's Scarborough.
ISBN: 9780738535722
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maine
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Rodney Laughton is a native of Scarborough and an innkeeper by trade. He is an active member of the Scarborough Historical Society and has had a lifelong interest in town history. In Scarborough in the Twentieth Century, he combines a wide range of images from various collections with detailed and informative text to create a delightful visual history.
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