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Woman's work bonnet

Woman's cotton work bonnet. Single ply Z spun cotton, dyed with butternut or walnut hulls, woven in pinstripe. All hand stitched. Cap area lined with solid cotton. Ruffle of same fabric on face-edge. Drawstring at base of cap area of cotton cord Chin ties of same cotton fabric.

Hand sewn patch of same material on neck edge.

Year (or year range): 
1830-1850
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Calash bonnet

Woman's calash bonnet in bottle green silk.

Year (or year range): 
1810-1840
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

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

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

Boomerang from Australia

Boomerang from Australia
Part of the William Howard, Jr. collection

Approximate era: 
don't know

Wooden Dagger

Wooden dagger, probably part of collection of William Howard, Sr.

Approximate era: 
don't know

Polynesian War Club

Dark wood war club, part of collection by William Howard

Approximate era: 
don't know

Polynesian War Club

Part of the donated collection from William Howard, Sr.

Approximate era: 
don't know
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