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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

It was made out of bamboo and weighed five ounces. In 1895, she went to an outdoor exhibition. When she arrived home she wrote a magazine column and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

People said to have had a Litchfield fishing rod were Henry Ford, William R. Hearst and the Duchess of Windsor.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Other Recreation

The bamboo was really weak so it kept breaking, and people had to buy another pole. Some people made their own simple poles out of an alder branch.