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Garden
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Fireplace Fork

Heavy, two-prong, hand-wrought fireplace fork with an unusual decorative knob in the center of the handle.

27” long

Estimated age: circa late 18th century. Gift​



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie