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This flask was recovered during the 1966 excavations at historic Fort Hays in Ellis County by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. The bottle has "For Pike's Peak" and "Old Rye" embossed on the front, in addition to a depiction of a miner with a walking cane, pick axe, and a small pack. The reverse has a simplistic American eagle with the words "Pittsburgh PA" below. The bottle has a champagne type finish. Figured flasks such as this one were manufactured from 1815 to 1870.

Date: 1867-1870

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Item Number: 439756
Call Number: 14EL301-10898 Feature 545
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 439756

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