Visitor Information


Brass Ladle

Brass ladle with hook

Object number: 2005.1.3

22 1/2” long

Estimated date: Late 18th century

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…