Overall: 34 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (87 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
independence Hall relic (Father to son gift).
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.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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New-York Historical Society
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