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This small graniteware pan was recovered during excavations in 2014 of the Adair cabin site, home of Reverend Samuel and Florella Brown Adair and their family, in Osawatomie, Kansas. Osawatomie and the Adairs was much involved with the abolitionist movement during the "Bleeding Kansas" years. The pan was found in Feature 655, a limestone lined pit that may have served as a root cellar. Graniteware is a type of enamelware, coated with enamel, which when fired created a non-porous glaze on the surface, enabling easier clean up. Enamelware cookware was popular in the 19th century.

Date: 1855-1912

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Item Number: 451060
Call Number: 14MM327-143-260
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 451060

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