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Historical Items

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Item 59554

Charles Forster's Toothpick Mill, Strong, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1897–1996 Location: Strong Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 67001

Box of World's Fair Round toothpicks, Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Toothpicks in cardboard box

Item 63693

Railroad terminal area viewed from south, Strong, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Welcome to Strong

… By the 1940s Strong was known as “The Largest Toothpick Center in the World,” due to the vision of Charles Forster, inventor of the machinery to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Forster Manufacturing Co. Forster's Toothpick MillStrong Historical Society Charles Forster of Boston developed a machine to mass-produce…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Resources

Sturtevant, The Knowlton & McLeary Co, 1977 The Toothpick: technology and culture, Henry Petroski, Alfred A.

My Maine Stories

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Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine