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These three horseshoes were among the many that 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. Horseshoes are what most horses wear to support the hoof. All three of the shoes are complete with grooves, called fullers, that allow for the nail to be driven into the hoof.

Date: 1840-1930

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Item Number: 447260
Call Number: 14SH372 2017.C.465 through .467 Fitzgerald donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447260

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