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Scarborough Adult Education

Portrait of a Family Through Their 19th Century Letters

with Linda Snow McLoon


Peek into the lives of Scarborough farmers, workers, and wives who lived in the nineteenth century! The lives of various Googins family siblings are described through their letters to their brother, William. Lucy tells about her life working in one of the textile mills on Factory Island in Saco; Albion describes being a farmer in Hiram in the 19th century; Lydia passes on the details of attending school in Harpswell before leaving with her husband to begin life in the West. The youngest sibling, Charlie, shares details of serving in the Signal Corps during the Civil War.  Your instructor is a Scarborough Historical Society Board member and author.

  • Session 1: Feb 27th, 2024
    Tue for 1 week from 7:00 - 8:00 pm

    Only 2 days left to register!

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