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Shown are two buttons recovered from Fort Zarah during the 1969 Kansas Archeological Training Program field school, a joint project undertaken by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and Kansas Anthropological Association volunteers. Both buttons have alpha shank backs. One was made of black painted metal and is decorated with rosettes. The other is a white dome style button with a brown swirl pattern. Fort Zarah, located along the Santa Fe trail in Barton County, was active from 1864 to 1869.

Date: 1864-1869

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Buttons from Fort Zarah, 14BT301 - 1

Item Number: 447015
Call Number: 14BT301-1269 & -1270
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447015

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