This porcelain marble was excavated at the Commonwealth Block site between 1988 and 2003.

'When I was a child, we played in the street with hoops; we played hopscotch, and chasey, and cowboys and Indians, running right round the blocks and that. We even played marbles too.' (Marie Hayes, born and raised in Little Lon 1920-1940)

To the children who lived there, Little Lon was home. The streets and lanes were their playground - for tossing knucklebones, flicking marbles or chasing over the cobblestones. Their chants and laughter were part of the sounds of Little Lon.

Physical Description

A white clay marble (or commie). It has been decorated with blue or black lines around the middle and a red leaf design.

Physical Description

Description for Parent record: includes (?) two white clay commies, decorated with green, black and brown lines and one with green leaf decoration. Marbles

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