Contributed by Maine Irish Heritage Center
A ticket admitted the bearer to the Grand Military Ball hosted by the Montgomery Guards, an all Irish-American volunteer militia, in Portland on May 24. 1883.
The text reads, "Grand Military Ball by the Portland Montgomery Guards, complimentary to 'The Honorary Organization,' City Hall, Thursday eve., May 24, 1883 Admission 50 cents."
About This Item
- Title: Montgomery Guards Grand Military Ball ticket, Portland, 1883
- Creation Date: 1883-05-24
- Subject Date: 1883-05-24
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 5.7 cm x 9.5 cm
- Collection: Foss MMG Ephemera
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Irish Heritage Center
PO Box 7588, 34 Gray Street, Portland, ME 04112-7588
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LC Subject Headings
- Irish American soldiers
- Irish Americans--Maine--Portland
- Maine. Volunteer Militia
- Dance halls--Maine--Portland
- Dance parties--Maine--Portland
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