Update

Visitors ages 12 and older are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Learn more >

Clay pipes (2) excavated at a pre-Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5779.1-2
Date: 
1750-1783
Medium: 
Clay
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 1/2 x 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 0.6 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: (2), on heel: "TD"
Description: 
Clay tobacco pipes excavated at a pre-Revolutionary War camp at Lake George in New York; two stem fragments, one has inscription and heart design on heel.
Gallery Label: 
These pipe fragments were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at a camp at Lake George Village on Lake George, in New York. The camp was probably occupied by French soldiers during the French and Indian War, and afterwards possibly by Americans in the years before the Revolutionary War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group