Balloon Articles

  1. Some Perilous Early Balloon Ascensions
  2. Jumping From A balloon In The 19th Century
  3. Grooms, Balloons, and Aerial Honeymoons
  4. First Balloon Ascension in Massachusetts – 1821
  5. Charles Durant’s Boston Balloon Ascensions – 1834
  6. Chelsea, Massachusetts, June 17, 1839 
  7. Ernest Petin’s Connecticut Balloon Ascensions – 1852
  8. Vermont Balloon Ascension – 1858
  9. Balloon Ascension, Providence, R. I. – 1859
  10. Samuel A. King’s Balloon “Colossus” – 1872
  11. Professor Donaldson’s Unexpected Voyage To Connecticut – 1873
  12. Professor Alfred E. Moore – 1885
  13. Stafford Springs, Ct. – October, 1888
  14. Cumberland, R. I. Balloon Mystery – 1888
  15. Early Balloon Ascensions At Savin Rock, Connecticut – 1893
  16. Ballooning For Lost Sounds – 1894
  17. William Riley’s Life Boat Balloons – 1896
  18. Professor C. C. Bonette – Early Vermont Aeronaut
  19. Leslie Haddock – Aeronaut & Showman – 1901
  20. The Balloon, “Le Centaur” – 1906
  21. He Nearly Drowned In A Balloon – 1906
  22. Near Middlefield, MA. – May, 1907
  23. N. Y. To Boston Balloon Airline – 1908
  24. A New kind Of Balloon Race – 1908
  25. Massachusetts Volunteer Balloon Corps – 1909 
  26. Aero Club Of New England Balloon Fares – 1909
  27. New England Balloon Ascensions – 1909
  28. Aerial Lodge No 1, A. F. & A. M. – 1909
  29. A Novel Balloon Experiment – 1909
  30. First Vermont Woman To Ascend In A Balloon – 1909
  31. Trans-Atlantic Balloon History – 1910
  32. An Unusual Balloon Flight – 1910
  33. Two New England Balloon Records Set – 1910
  34. First Intercollegiate Balloon Race – 1911
  35. First U. S. Navy Dirigible – 1916
  36. Rockville, Ct., Collegiate Balloon School – 1917
  37. Mystery Balloon – 1928
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