Maple Sap Spile, c. 1910

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)

Description

To tap a maple tree for sap, one drills a hole in the tree, pounds in the spile and hangs a bucket from the hook. The bucket is covered to keep dirt out.

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About This Item

  • Title: Maple Sap Spile, c. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Steel
  • Dimensions: 6 cm x 8 cm x 2 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-4216
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