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This liquor bottle was found at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Johnson County. The Mission was built in 1839 for the Shawnee Tribe and closed in 1862. The life of the building did not end there as during the Civil War troops were quartered there and later it saw use as a dance hall, dairy bottling plant, apartments and a boarding house until becoming property of the state in 1927. The bottle has remnants of a Federal Tax Strip down one side of the finish and bottle, a cork cap and the wording "FULL 1/4 PINT." The bottle presents a bit of a conundrum as the bottle style and cork cap argue for a time period between the 1860s to the 1920s, but the style of Federal Tax Strip dates from 1934 to 1973.

Date: 1860-1973

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Item Number: 443209
Call Number: 14JO362-5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443209

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