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The canning jar fragments were recovered during excavations at the Baker house in Morris County, undertaken by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school in 1972. The jars were sealed using a thin metal cap with a wax seal inside the groove separating the parallel rings. The site, along the Santa Fe Trail in Morris County, was the location of the Baker house, which burned in 1862, along with the nearby store, during the murder of the proprietor A.I. Baker by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts.

Date: 1862

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Canning Jar Closures from the Baker House, 14MO701 - 1

Item Number: 508564
Call Number: 14MO701-406-3 & -4 House
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508564

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