Mortar and Pestle, Houlton, c. 1830

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum


This mortar and pestle was used by early settlers for grinding coarse salt so it could be used on the table or for salting butter.

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  • Title: Mortar and Pestle, Houlton, c. 1830
  • Creation Date: circa 1830
  • Subject Date: circa 1830
  • Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 32 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: 510
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730

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