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Object Name Broadax
Description Steel axe head with wooden handle

Old typewritten card "Brought from Derry, New Hampshire, in 1792, by Samuel Morrison. Many hundred ties were made by this axe for the construction of the old Rutland and Washington Railroad, when it was first built through Granville in 1852."
Object ID 1996.0037.37
Collection Artifacts
Collector Pember, F.T.
Place of Origin Derry, NH
Dimensions L-20 inches