#2 Ticonderoga Pencil
Capital of the World
Introduced in 1913, all yellow #2 Ticonderoga pencils are made in Versailles,
Missouri. The pencil line was named for Fort Ticonderoga, the Revolutionary War
fort in New York state. The Ticonderoga, the world’s best-selling pencil, is
crafted from reforested California cedar.
Address: Dixon Ticonderoga Company,
Fairgrounds Road, P.O. Box 10, Versailles, Missouri 65084; 573-378-5493.
Handball Hall of Fame
Address: Missouri State Handball Hall of Fame, Missouri State Handball Association, 1515 Fawnvalley Drive, Des Peres, Missouri 63131; 314-965-7377. Web: http://www.mohandball.com. Listing
of members: http://www.mohandball.com /hall/hall_index.html.