Fort Stanwix National Monument Presents Historic Artifacts From 19th CenturyBreaking News
It is not, by any stretch of the imagination, an honor to have your face portrayed in the bottom of a chamber pot. But that was the fate of British Naval Capt. Basil Hall, and you can find the proof at Fort Stanwix National Monument in New York.
The chamber pot is one of several 19th century artifacts that are on display at the monument from now through October 17th. The history of archeology at the park and the process of archeology are described in panels with pictures from the actual excavations.
"We are excited to share objects from our collection that have never been seen by visitors and to showcase the archeology that made this park possible," says Debbie Conway, the monument's superintendent....
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