Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Gunflints from 14EK302 - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

These four gunflints were found on the surface of a multicomponent camp or village site in Elk County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1972. Gunflints were used to generate a spark in a flintlock musket or pistol and as strike-a-lights for lighting a fire. These blade gunflint have a single dorsal arriss and were quarried and manufactured in southern England.

Date: 1700-1850

Bookbag Share Print

Gunflints from 14EK302 - 1Gunflints from 14EK302 - 2

Gunflints from 14EK302 - 1

Item Number: 446145
Call Number: 14EK302 72.14.393 through .396
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446145

Copyright © 2007-2018 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.