Kings County Historical Society Souvenir Medal

Kings County Historical Society Souvenir Medal
Title
Kings County Historical Society Souvenir Medal
Date 
1911
Medium 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing building with tall roof with surrounding legend: ".Kings County Historical Society./-.1911.-" Reverse is inscribed: "THE 275TH/ANNIVERSARY OF THE/PURCHASE OF LAND ON LONG/ISLAND FROM THE INDIANS BY/JACOBUS VAN CORLEAR,WOUTER/VAN TWILLER, WOLPHERT GERRETSE/VAN KOUWENHOVEN AND ADRIES/HUDDIE. JUNE 16TH, 1636/JUNE 16TH, 1911." Irregularly shaped cream paper mount.
Object Number 
INV.3193
Marks 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, NJ"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group