Balloon Articles

  1. Some Perilous Early Balloon Ascensions
  2. Early Rutland, Vermont, Balloon Ascensions
  3. Jumping From A balloon In The 19th Century
  4. Grooms, Balloons, and Aerial Honeymoons
  5. First Balloon Ascension in Massachusetts – 1821
  6. Charles Durant’s Boston Balloon Ascensions – 1834
  7. Two Providence, R. I. Balloon Ascensions – 1835
  8. Chelsea, Massachusetts, June 17, 1839 
  9. Ernest Petin’s Connecticut Balloon Ascensions – 1852
  10. Vermont Balloon Ascension – 1858
  11. Harlow M. Spencer, Balloonist, Aeronaut – 1858
  12. Balloon Ascension, Providence, R. I. – 1859
  13. Samuel A. King – Aeronaut
  14. Samuel A. King’s Balloon “Colossus” – 1872
  15. Professor Donaldson’s Unexpected Voyage To Connecticut – 1873
  16. Professor Alfred E. Moore – 1885
  17. Stafford Springs, Ct. – October, 1888
  18. Cumberland, R. I. Balloon Mystery – 1888
  19. Charles Colby – 19th Century Aeronaut & Ballonist 
  20. First Balloon Constructed In Maine – 1889
  21. Early Balloon Ascensions At Savin Rock, Connecticut – 1893
  22. Ballooning For Lost Sounds – 1894
  23. Ada I. Mitchell, Aeronaut, Balloonist – 1894 
  24. William Riley’s Life Boat Balloons – 1896
  25. Professor C. C. Bonette – Early Vermont Aeronaut
  26. Leslie Haddock – Aeronaut & Showman – 1901
  27. William Van Sleet, Aeronaut & Balloonist 
  28. The Balloon, “Le Centaur” – 1906
  29. He Nearly Drowned In A Balloon – 1906
  30. Stolen Balloon – 1907
  31. Near Middlefield, MA. – May, 1907
  32. N. Y. To Boston Balloon Airline – 1908
  33. A New kind Of Balloon Race – 1908
  34. Massachusetts Volunteer Balloon Corps – 1909 
  35. Aero Club Of New England Balloon Fares – 1909
  36. New England Balloon Ascensions – 1909
  37. Aerial Lodge No 1, A. F. & A. M. – 1909
  38. A Novel Balloon Experiment – 1909
  39. First Vermont Woman To Ascend In A Balloon – 1909
  40. Trans-Atlantic Balloon History – 1910
  41. An Unusual Balloon Flight – 1910
  42. Two New England Balloon Records Set – 1910
  43. First Intercollegiate Balloon Race – 1911
  44. First U. S. Navy Dirigible – 1916
  45. Rockville, Ct., Collegiate Balloon School – 1917
  46. Mystery Balloon – 1928
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