Crumb Scraper, Islesboro, c. 1910

Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society

Crumb Scraper, Islesboro, c. 1910

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This silver plate crumb scraper was used to scrape crumbs off a dining table between courses. It was used in the Islesboro Inn, a hotel located on Gilkey Harbor. Originally a summer cottage built for J.K. Mitchell, it is still called the Mitchell Cottage, but became the Colonial Inn in 1964. The hotel in Gilkey Harbor later adopted the name Islesboro Inn after he Dark Harbor Islesboro Inn was demolished.

Original inscription "Islesboro Inn International Silver Co Silver Soldered SHO957"

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About This Item

  • Title: Crumb Scraper, Islesboro, c. 1910
  • Creator: International Silver Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silver plate
  • Local Code: 2004.027.002
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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