Civil War project concludes with performance

Back to Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War

Published May 26, 2015 in the Scarborough Leader.

By Michael Kelley, Staff Writer

“History came alive last week on the stage at Wentworth School as middle school students reenacted the role Scarborough residents had in the Civil War as part of a year-long look into the important period in U.S. history.

The performance, which was written and staged by students in Scarborough Middle School’s gifted and talented program, is the result of a grant the school, Scarborough Public Library and Scarborough Historical Society received earlier this year to examine the role the Civil War had on Scarborough and its people.

It was funded through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which was awarded to Scarborough by the Maine Historical Society and the Maine Humanities Council.”

Full article