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Wood buttons (2) excavated at Fort Lennox

Object Number: 
INV.6196.66-67
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
largest: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Wood buttons; small button pierced with one hole; large button pierced with four.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were excavated in 1927 by the Field Exploration Commitee at Fort Lennox, a British fort on Isle aux Noix in the Richelieu River in Quebec, Canada. Built during the Revolutionary War, the fort served as a base for the British expeditions on Lake Champlain in 1813 and against Plattsburgh in 1814.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group