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Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Drawing 1
Photos 1
and 2

Photo 4
Photo 5


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 3 - Artifact 1 [Photo 3] with link to larger version of photo.
(Photo by Chris Valvanno)

Questions for Photo 3

1. Archeologists recovered this fragment of green glass, measuring approximately 3 by 2 inches, in their excavations. What do you think it might have been part of? How would you go about finding out?

2. The archeologists at New Philadelphia consulted an archeological reference work and discovered that this fragment was part of a small bottle or flask manufactured in Louisville, Kentucky some time between 1855 and 1873. How do you think the bottle might have gotten to New Philadelphia?

3. Why is it important to know when the bottle was manufactured? Refer back to Reading 3, if necessary.

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