Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.88
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (87 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
independence Hall relic (Father to son gift).
Gallery Label: 
In 1861, a devoted father gave his son a silver-headed wood cane with an inscribed top. The message noted that the wood was a relic from Independence Hall in Philadelphia, and was taken from the Hall during renovation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group