What: There are many ways to peel peaches. This is the mechanical version. It is similar to an apple peeler. It has a clamp on the left to attach to a work surface. In 1885, a peach peeler cost about $2.00.
Who: Pioneers used these to prepare peaches for preserving.
Did You Know?
On January 19, 1854, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the Deseret alphabet. The new alphabet consisted of 38 to 40 characters and was developed mostly by George D. Watt. It was an attempt to help simplify spelling in the English Language.