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Object Name Gavel
Description Wooden gavel
Old typewritten exhibit label "A gavel made from one of Benedict Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet. Sunk in 1777 and under water 133 years. Presented by George H. Ripley"
The year donated would then be 1910. The USS Revenge was recovered from the lake bottom in January 1909.
Object ID 1996.0017.17
Collection Artifacts
Collector George H. Ripley
Dimensions H-2.53 W-1.75 L-9.75 inches