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This nickel-plated fork bears the initials FBA, for Florella Brown Adair (1816-1865). It was recovered during excavations in 2014 of the Adair cabin site, home of Reverend Samuel and Florella Brown Adair and their family, in Osawatomie, Kansas. Osawatomie and the Adairs were much involved with the abolitionist movement during the "Bleeding Kansas" years. It took hours of gentle cleaning to fully reveal the initials. Florella Brown Adair was the half sister of John Brown.

Date: 1841-1865

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Item Number: 309114
Call Number: 14MM327-446-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309114

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