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Fig Mill

board game

The game of Mill, also commonly called Nine Men's Morris, has been dated to ancient Roman times at the very least. It is also played in three, six, and twelve-men versions. An American in Chicago copyrighted a twelve-men version in 1916, calling his game "Fig Mill." A brightly colored playing board, wooden pieces, and an illustrated box very likely helped sell his game.

  • Manufacturer: W.G. Young
  • Material: printed cardstock | cardboard | wood
  • Origin: Chicago, IL
  • Style: strategy
  • Object ID: 116.1664
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