Freeman fire bucket, 1783

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This leather fire bucket has the words, "NO2/S-FREEMAN/1783" and "Bought by J.M.GERRISH 1831" written on it. Presumably used by Samuel Freeman (1731-1813) prominent citizen of Portland, Maine.

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About This Item

  • Title: Freeman fire bucket, 1783
  • Creation Date: 1783
  • Subject Date: 1783
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Leather
  • Dimensions: 30 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: F11
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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