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Historical Items

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Item 67007

Ice cream spoon samples, Forster Mfg. Co., Strong, 1947

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Strong Media: Wood products on ink on cardboard

Item 79235

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1930 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 67298

Forster Mfg. Co. samples, Strong, 1947

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Strong; Strong; Strong Media: Wood on ink on paper

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… celebrating its 50th anniversary they prepared sample cards with examples of items in production including ice cream spoons and wooden forks.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… celebrating its 50th anniversary they prepared sample cards with examples of items in production including ice cream spoons and wooden forks.

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 1 of 3

… ice cream sticks, meat skewers, wrapped ice cream spoons and many other items. Toothpicks were dropped from the line in 1956 as focus shifted to…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down