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Iron hook and fragment from Saratoga battlefield

Object Number: 
Z.1428ab
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (a, hook): 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (1.3 × 26.7 × 3.8 cm) Overall (b, fragment): 5 in. × 1/2 in. (12.7 ×
Marks: 
typed: on tag accompanying objects: "William Haskin's Farm,/West of Vivtory Woods./Saratoga Battle Field./Oct. 20th, 1939."
Description: 
Iron fragments from William Haskin's farm at the Saratoga battlefield; (a) an iron rod with a hook on the end; (b) a flat iron fragment with a pointed end.
Gallery Label: 
These iron fragments are from the William Haskin's farm at Saratoga, New York, located near the spot were General Burgoyne surrendered on October 17, 1777.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group