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This crock fragment is made of stoneware and was used for storing food. It was recovered from the 1991 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Washington County. The crock has an Albany slip, which refers to the dark brown to black slip of clay and water applied before firing of the vessel. 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 out buildings. The site was purchased by the Kansas Legislature in 1941 and is in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1857-1941

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Crock Fragment from the Hollenberg Pony Express Station, 14WH316 - 1

Item Number: 508843
Call Number: 14WH316-7379 5" x 6 7/8"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508843

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