Turned cast brass ball with wood handle and iron clapper.
Gift of Enoch G. Megrue
According to accession records, this bell was purchased at an auction in Berryville, VA, at the home of Betty and Virginia Washington, daughters of a Dr. Washington. The sisters were descended from George Washington.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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