Assorted Sleigh Bells, Houlton, c. 1880

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Description

A horse trotting on snow pulling a sleigh made very little noise and risked a collision with another traveler. Sleigh bells warned others of one's approach. Each bell on the harness struck a different note.

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About This Item

  • Title: Assorted Sleigh Bells, Houlton, c. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Brass
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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