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Historical Items

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Item 67305

Ball Toss & Catch Game, Strong Wood Turning Corp., ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lacquered wood

Item 10592

Game of Authors playing card

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Cambridge; Portland Media: Paper

Item 63054

Wheelbarrow race, Swan's Island, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1919 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 98964

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Item 98961

Assessor's Record, 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Item 98967

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Student Exhibit: A Friend in Need!

Sometime in the 1920s a 700 hundred pound moose fell through the ice, likely between Norridgewock and Skowhegan. She was rescued by a game warden and another man. Here is the story.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Football Oracle Page 2

It outlines the first two games, part of the third game, and includes a brief report of the injuries of the players.

Site Page

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…

Site Page

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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Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

Story

Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.