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These four brass keys were among the many that were recovered during excavations at historic Fort Hays in Ellis County by Kansas Historical Society archeologists in 1966. A key consists of a bow (the portion which is gripped and turned) and a blade (which slides into a keyway, also called a key hole). Some of these keys were painted with green paint at one time. Fort Hays was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and is a State Historic Site.

Date: 1867-1889

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Item Number: 449440
Call Number: 14EL301
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449440

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