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Indian arrow heads

Indian arrow heads found near Warwick

Approximate era: 
before 1800
Donated by: 
J. Arthur Francis
Donation date: 
1975

Small sewing machine

Small black iron sewing machine

Approximate era: 
1901-1925
Donated by: 
Albert H. Kimball

Dishes of Tamar Stearns

"Sprigged" dishes belonged to Miss Tamar Stearns, the daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Stratton Stearns
Tamar Stearns was born in Warwick February 17, 1783, died September 12, 1861 and is buried in the Warwick Cemetery

Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Axe head

Axe head manufactured in Warwick

Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Thole pin (mortise and tenon joint pin)

Thole pin (mortise and tenon joint pin) from rafter of the old Cook house where Lizette Jaynes Vorce lived from 1888 to 1898
Used with hand hewn beams

Thole pin located in glass cabinet, East wall, rm 1a

Year (or year range): 
1890s
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Pocket watch, hair watch fob, and watch case belonging to Rev. Samuel Reed

Pocket watch, hair watch chain, and watch case belonging to Rev. Samuel Reed, the second settled minister of Warwick from 1777 to 1814

Year (or year range): 
1777-1814
Approximate era: 
before 1800

Civil War Relics

These civil war relics were attached to a portrait of Sergeant William Lawrence, who was killed at Battle of Bull Run, 1861
Uniform button and belt buckle
Bullets were from Anderson Prison where his brother Charles was a prisoner
(temporarily on exhibit in room 1a, glass-topped display cabinet)

Year (or year range): 
1861
Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
Austin Lawrence

Panama Hat Block

Panama Hat Block taken from the attic of the George D. Shepardson Sr. house
Hat block on top of display case, East Wall, Room 1a

Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
Mrs. Bessie Thoren

Mortar and Pestle

Mortar and Pestle used by Dr. Amos Taylor in preparing medicine
Dr. Taylor came to Warwick from Northfield in 1816 and lived in Warwick for 50 years

Year (or year range): 
1816-1876
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Saw blade - up and down

Six feet long by seven inches wide
From the Richards Mill at Rum Brook on Black Brook
Typical of saw mills of the time
Blade located on south wall, room 1a

Approximate era: 
before 1800
Donated by: 
Roy A. Felton
Donation date: 
1980
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