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These buttons were recovered from Fort Dodge in Ford County during excavation by Kansas Historical Society archeologists in 1996. Shown are 2-hole buttons made of shell and hard rubber. The fort was located on one of the camping grounds at the intersection of the dry and wet routes of the Santa Fe Trail. The fort's primary mission was to protect wagons on the trail.

Date: 1865-1882

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Item Number: 508756
Call Number: 14FD315-4-1; -4-2; -19-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508756

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