Contributed by Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
This leather fire bucket kept sand handy, in case it was needed to supress a fire in the home. Dated 1793, it is purported to be one of a pair listed on the 1795 inventory of items Henry Knox brought from Philadelphia to his new home in Thomaston, which he named Montpelier.
About This Item
- Title: Leather fire bucket, Thomaston, 1793
- Creation Date: 1793
- Subject Date: 1793
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Leather
- Dimensions: 33.5 cm x 21.5 cm
- Local Code: P-020
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
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