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Accession Number 979 - 1171
Catalog Number 01141 a
Object Name Nails
Description 5 small Square nails: 1.5 inches long. Three are straight, one slightly and one severely bent.One square large spike, 5 inches long and .25 inch at largest on shaft. One small bucket bail, bent together. 4 inch long, 2.5 inch wide space. Original Label: Hand forged square nails, bucket bail, bits of copper and old salt shake found on the site of old Ft. Sully, 3 mil3s east of Pierre, SD. This fort was established in 1865 and abandon in 1868. at which time it was moved about 4 miles up the Missouri River north of Pierre. The old Fort was on the north bank of the Missouri about on 1/4th mile form its banks.
Source Dr. Raymond A. Burnside
Collection Native American