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This horn spoon was among the objects transferred from the Deerfield Academy Museum to the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association in 1877. It is made from mountain goat horn. The Deerfield Academy Museum was established in June 1797 and is recognized as one of the earliest established in this country. Donors included many descendents of the early settlers of Deerfield, Massachusetts, and of neighboring towns as well as many notable people and institutions.

 

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Horn spoon

date   c. 1850
location   Northwest Coast
length   5.87"
width   2.0"
process/materials   horn
item type   Tools/Agricultural Tools & Equipment
accession #   #MH.C.060


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"The Advantages and Praises of Wisdom. A Sermon Delivered at Deerfield, Jan. 1, A.D. 1799, at the Opening of Academy"

"Deerfield, Mass., Memorial Hall."


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