Birch bark box, Molly Ockett

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Birch bark box, Molly Ockett

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Molly Ockett, the last of the Anasagunticooks on the Androscoggin River, made this decorated birch bark box for Mrs. John Kimball of Bethel.

Molly Ockett provided herbal remedies and some medical care to the settlers in the region.

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About This Item

  • Title: Birch bark box, Molly Ockett
  • Creator: Ockett, Molly
  • Creation Date: circa 1770
  • Subject Date: circa 1770
  • County: Kennebec, Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Birch bark
  • Local Code: 611*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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