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These pipe fragments were recovered from the 1991 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Washington County. The two pipes on the left are commonly called Pamplin pipes, named after those made originally at the Pamplin Pipe Factory in Pamplin, Virginia (1879-1952). The pipe bowl on the right is made of white clay, sometimes called pipe or kaolin clay. The pipes were manufactured using molds. The site was the location of a Pony Express station, a stop on the Oregon-California trail, a post office, a blacksmith shop, and a farm with barns and other outbuildings. The site was purchased by the Kansas Legislature in 1941 and is in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1857-1900

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Pipe Fragments from the Hollenberg Pony Express Station, 14WH316 - 1

Item Number: 508806
Call Number: 14WH316-2260 (2 red) & 14WH316-4008
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508806

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