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This unusual shaped bottle rim and neck with its cork closure present was recovered from Constitution Hall in Lecompton. The funnel-shaped bottle may have once contained pharmaceuticals. Corks were a popular closure type into the early twentieth century. Constitution Hall was named a National Historical Landmark for its role in the 1857 Lecompton Constitution and is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The hall was constructed in 1855 and functioned in a variety of different roles. In the summer and fall of 1988 Kansas Historic Society archeologists excavated at the site, trying to trace construction history prior to renovation.

Date: 1855-1930

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Item Number: 506478
Call Number: 14DO321-198-2991
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506478

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