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Snowball hammer

Contributed by Davistown Museum

Also called a snowshoe hammer or snow knocker, this tool is used for removing ice and snow from the shoes of horses.

Size: 9 1/2" long, iron handle 4 1/2" long, 1/2" round face.

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  • Title: Snowball hammer
  • Subject Date: 1720 - 1800
  • Media: forged iron
  • Local Code: TCM1005
  • Collection: Historic Maritime II (1720-1800): The Second Colonial Dominion & the Early Republic
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126

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LC Subject Headings

Snow removal

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farrier's tools
snow knocker
snowshoe hammer

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