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Historical Items

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Item 16569

Ball Mason jar chicken waterer, c. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Littleton Media: Glass

Item 14633

Red Ball Brand potato bag, Caribou, c. 1970

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1970 Location: Caribou Media: Paper

Item 23579

Letter seeking TB treatment, 1909

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1909-03-16 Location: Irishtown Media: Pencil on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 85065

Ball property, S. Side Maple Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth W. Ball Use: Camp

Item 85063

Ball property, S. Side Maple Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth M. Ball Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 64421

Storage, Morrills Corner, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Billiard Ball Co. Use: Storage

Online Exhibits

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Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Adaptive reuse

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring up-cycled and reused historic fabrics.

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Summer's Favorite Game

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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Fish weir, Ball Hill Cove, Hampden, ca. 1832

Fish weir, Ball Hill Cove, Hampden, ca. 1832 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description When John Martin…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

Brackleys Ball Toss & Catch Game, Strong Wood Turning Corp., ca. 1955 Item 67305 infoStrong Historical Society This game, made by Strong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Ball Toss & Catch Game, Strong Wood Turning Corp., ca. 1955 Item 67305 infoStrong Historical Society This game, made by Strong…

My Maine Stories

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

Story

Charles "Chuck" Tsomides: devoted to family and local sports
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A life influenced by Greek ancestry, love of music and appreciation for local community sports

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A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake