" /> Joel Lane House | Welcome to the Joel Lane Museum House located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Visitor Information


Brass Andirons

Sand-cast cannonball top brass andirons - heavy. ‚ÄčAmerican, possibly Philadelphia, in origin

Object number: 1974.3.1


Dimensions: 19 3/4 tall

Given in honor of Mrs. R. O. Everett (Katherine)

Estimated age: circa 1780.

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…