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This flattened can was recovered from excavations at the Bear Creek Redoubt site in Clark County. The tin can was filled through a large hole in the top. After filling, a cap was soldered into place with lead and a pin-hole opening left for steam to vent. This final hole was also sealed with lead and was generally in the center of the lid, however on this can the vent hole is offset. The site was a military outpost built in 1870 with temporary earthworks, a hand dug well, and a dump area. It was added in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Date: 1870

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Item Number: 511951
Call Number: 14CK303-62
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 511951

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