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Iron artifacts (14) excavated at Revolutionary War sites

Object Number: 
largest: 3/4 x 3 in. ( 1.9 x 7.6 cm )
Iron artifacts excavated at various Revolutionary War sites in Washington Heights; includes many iron bands, part of a chain, and a hook.
Gallery Label: 
These objects were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at various sites in Washington Heights. They were stored as part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton Collection of Revolutionary War Relics (Case 2) in the Jumel Mansion, at 160th Street and Edgecomb Avenue. The hook is probably a pot hook.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group