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front Hand Hewn Pulley
c. 1850
A pulley and a rope create a simple machine to lift or pull heavy materials.
front Twin Potty Chair
This potty chair, built by a relative for twins, was made in 1854, the year the children were born in Leverett, Massachusetts.
front Greenfield Public Library Mutule Block
c. 1798
This decorative block was originally part of the Greenfield, Massachusetts, Public Library, which is housed in a building designed and built in 1798 by Asher Benjamin, an early and leading American architect.
front Checkerboard

In the early 19th century board games were literally carved out of wooden boards.
front Water Pipe

Wooden pipes were used for hundreds, even thousands, of years prior to the 20th century, when improvements in casting iron and ceramic pipes created cheaper, superior products. These pipes were intended for use on a Deerfield, Massachusetts farm.
front Sign-"Franklin Savings Institution"
c. 1850
The wooden sign with gilded letters announced the presence, "up stairs," of the Franklin Savings Institution, located on Bank Row in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
front Toy Train

This four-car toy train, made of wood, was made sometime in the 19th century, and is the forerunner of Thomas, the Tank Engine.
front Crucifix
c. 1900
This crucifix owned by a student nurse at the Franklin County Public Hospital demonstrates how recent immigrants were permeating New England society.
front Piccolo

Stamped "Clementi London," this wooden piccolo is less than 12 inches in length.
front Flute
c. 1825
This wooden flute, made by Muzio Clemente (1752-1832) in London c. 1825, was owned in Deerfield, Massachusetts.


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