Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Beer Bottle from Fort Scott, 14BO302 - Page

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

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This beer bottle was recovered from the Fort Scott National Historic Site during excavations conducted there between 1968 through 1972 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. When Fort Scott was built it was on the western military frontier, but is now located within the city limits of Fort Scott. The aqua bottle has an applied crown neck finish and was made on a two-piece mold. The letters "AB" appear on the base in addition to the mold number. This indicates the bottle was manufactured by Adolphus Busch, who founded two glass companies, the Adolphus Busch Glass Company at St. Louis, Missouri, and the American Glass Company at Streator, Illinois.

Date: 1880-1910

Bookbag Share Print

Beer Bottle from Fort Scott, 14BO302 - 1Beer Bottle from Fort Scott, 14BO302 - 2Beer Bottle from Fort Scott, 14BO302 - 3

Beer Bottle from Fort Scott, 14BO302 - 1

Item Number: 446585
Call Number: 14BO302-953
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446585

Copyright © 2007-2023 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.