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Item 67305

Title: Ball Toss & Catch Game, Strong Wood Turning Corp., ca. 1955

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Strong

Media: Lacquered wood

Item 6882

Title: Jack-straws game, ca. 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1872

Media: Wood, leather

Item 10592

Title: Game of Authors playing card

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Cambridge; Portland

Media: Paper

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Bowdoin College baseball team, c. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.


Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.


Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.