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This door lock was recovered in 1966 from excavations at historic Fort Hays in Ellis County by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. The lock was made by the Russell and Erwin Manufacturing Company of New Britain, Connecticut, whose mark appears on both sides of the lock. Each side also bears a patent date of May 29, 1866. 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: 508285
Call Number: 14EL301-4916 Feature202
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508285

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