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Soap Stone Foot Warmer, ca. 1900

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

The soapstone foot warmer was heated on a stove and then placed in a sleigh or pung to warm one's feet. Unlike foot warmers that were heated with live coals, soapstone foot warmers posed no fire risk.

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  • Title: Soap Stone Foot Warmer, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Littleton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: soapstone
  • Dimensions (cm): 4 x 40 x 20
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9300
http://www.oldplow.org

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