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These metal buttons were recovered from the possible location of the Billy Dixon Trading Post in Ellis County during the 2013 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school. The button on the left is a 4-hole pants button. The two General Service buttons on the right were made by the Scoville Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut. Two dugouts were discovered at the site, which may have been a supply stop of early settlers and hunters.

Date: 1870-1871

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Buttons from the Billy Dixon Trading Post, 14EL311 - 1

Item Number: 474534
Call Number: 14EL311
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 474534

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