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These two door knobs were excavated at Fort Zarah in 1969 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. The ceramic door knobs are decorated in a style known as Bennington, after the manufacturer, and show a threaded interior. The fort was a small outpost on the Santa Fe trail in Barton County occupied from 1864 to 1869. The trading post building within the fort, from where these door knobs were located, burned in 1868.

Date: 1864-1868

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Bennington Door Knobs from Fort Zarah, 14BT301 - 1

Item Number: 455137
Call Number: 14BT301-2465 & -2466
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 455137

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