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This artifact was used as part of the burner for an oil lamp. The wick extended through the slot on the top. It was recovered from excavations at the Grinter House is a two-story brick home overlooking the Delaware Crossing on the Kansas River, and is now in the National Register of Historic Places. Moses and Annie Grinter (she was a Lenape Delaware) owned and operated a ferry and trading post there. Now it is an historic site overseen by the Kansas Historical Society.

Date: 1857-1920

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Item Number: 449263
Call Number: 14WY316-83
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449263

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