Iron Hooks Used to Hang a Musket, ca. 1690

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Iron Hooks Used to Hang a Musket, ca. 1690

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These two hooks were excavated from the hearth of a military building within Fort William Henry at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, suggesting that they were once driven into a wooden mantle to hold a musket over a fireplace.

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  • Title: Iron Hooks Used to Hang a Musket, ca. 1690
  • Creation Date: circa 1690
  • Subject Date: circa 1690
  • Location: Colonial Pemaquid, Bristol, Lincoln County, ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Collection: Pemaquid
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
22 State House Station, 18 Elkins Lane, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-3200

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