Rev. Thomas Smith cane, Portland, 1750

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Thomas Smith's silver-handled walking cane is engraved: "Tho Smith, Rev. Thomas Smith, born Boston Mch 10, 1702, died May 23d 1795, Ordained in Falmouth, Me. Mch 1727, Was the first settled minister in Cumberland Co."

The engraving is on the silver below the handle.

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About This Item

  • Title: Rev. Thomas Smith cane, Portland, 1750
  • Creation Date: 1750
  • Subject Date: 1750
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood, silver, brass, glass
  • Dimensions: 34.6 cm x 1.2 cm
  • Local Code: PA38
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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