Basement

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Basement

log pipe or tube

A sign on this log reads: "While digging a drainage ditch, John Goldsbury unearthed some of the log piping which his grandfather, Barnard Fisher, had made to carry water from a spring across the street from the upper part of the cemetery, down the hill and across [what is now] Rt 78 to the Fay Tavern or "Beehive" which Barnard owned. One of these logs is in the basement of the Historical Society building."

Approximate era: 
1801-1850

book press?

Mystery machine - possibly a book press, possibly a modern replica of an older machine

Approximate era: 
don't know

gravestone (broken) of Rev. Lemuel Hedge

Original gravestone of Rev. Lemuel Hedge, possibly damaged by vandals upset at his support of the king during the Revolutionary War.

Approximate era: 
don't know

corn planter

corn planter
for more information go here.

Year (or year range): 
1875
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

cross section of old growth white pine

Cross section of old growth white pine cut in 1950 by Fred Lincoln of Warwick
Ca. 160 years old when felled

Year (or year range): 
1950
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

corn planter

machine for planting corn

Year (or year range): 
1900's
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Carriage Jack

Carriage jack used for lifting carriages for repairs

Approximate era: 
don't know

Hearse body

Replaced Warwick's earliest hearse in 1812 and served the town until the glass-sided hearse was purchased in 1904 or 1905

Year (or year range): 
1812
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

bean winnower

large machine for separating beans from chaff

Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
Charles Phelps

hearse

horse-drawn, with black curtains, silver trim
includes coffin loader, etc.
replaced this hearse

Year (or year range): 
1904-1905
Approximate era: 
1901-1925
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