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These decorated dish 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. Decorative styles shown are sponge ware, banded ware, and hand-painted floral. They were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The Baker store and nearby house were situated along the Santa Fe trail. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts, who also burned the store and house.

Date: 1862

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Dish Fragments from the Baker House, 14MO701 - 1

Item Number: 508597
Call Number: 14MO701 house
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508597

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