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Pewter buttons (5) excavated at Sneeden's Landing

Object Number: 
INV.6227.80-84
Date: 
1775-1783
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Pewter buttons.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at Sneeden's Landing, a blockhouse on the west side of the Hudson River in Rockland County, New York. Built in 1780 by a French officer, the blockhouse was garrisoned by Continental Army and French troops.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group