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The rest of the saddle bag may not have faired well, but its flap has survived with the saddler's mark still visible. The flap was 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. As is noted in the center of the impressed star, the saddler was W. Musgrave of Montrose, Colorado.

Date: 1882-1950

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Item Number: 449652
Call Number: 14SH372 2017.C.2984 Fitzgerald donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449652

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