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Ginger beer brewing began in England in the 1700s, and was popular in the United States into the early 20th century. This bottle was excavated at Fort Hays in Ellis County in 1966 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. It is marked with the bottle maker's mark of "Murray & Buchan Pottery Portobello," potters from Portobello, Scotland, who began manufacturing pottery in 1867. This ginger beer bottle has an oil or ring type finish.

Date: 1867-1882

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Item Number: 446987
Call Number: 14EL301-6976
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446987

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