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.
The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.
Donkey softball game, Swans Island, 1978Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society A mainland group provided the donkeys and a few umpires.
The 4.4 acre park space includes soccer and softball fields, a 30’ x 90’ support building, a lighted multi-use area, playground and picnic areas…