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These hoof nippers were collected from the Plowboy site in Shawnee County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The Plowboy site was home to the Kansa, the Potawatomi, and Euro-Americans. At various times, the site contained a farm, a trading post, and a post office with nearby military trails, Mormon routes, a railroad and the California-Oregon trail. Nippers were used to trim the hoof wall and to pull horseshoe nails out. The nail pullers are located at the end of the handles. Both nippers are 8" long. One was made Rich Co. and the other by Heller and Bros of New Jersey.

Date: 1866-1955

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Item Number: 447884
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447884

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