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Rolling Pin, grooved

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

Grooved wooden rolling pin, ca. 1845. The Stover family in South Harpswell used this rolling pin to make gingerbread served at militia musters held on The Mall in Brunswick. Musters were annual events with parades and prizes that sometimes turned rowdy, perhaps because of the rum toddies served with the gingerbread! Paul Stover was in charge of these musters.

Other Information

  • Title: Rolling Pin, grooved
  • Creation Date: circa 1845
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • Town: Brunswick, South Harpswell
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: wood
  • Dimensions (cm): 31.6 x 14.6
  • Local Code: 1986.28.10
  • Collection: PHS Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Pejepscot Historical Society
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606

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