San Jancinto Museum of History

DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
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  • BOTTLE

  • CATEGORY: DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: various
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Broken green glass bottle in 33 pieces (a-ag), including metal wire stopper. Bottle marked: "J.J. Stone Registered Torrington con & oz. Artificial Flavor & Color" and "This Bottle Not To Be Sold". (only 3253.a is labelled).


Provenance

Excavated from the site of New Kentucky. The New Kentucky settlement (present-day Tomball) is commemorated today by a county park. The site was the location of the Abraham Roberts homestead in 1836, which was situated at the famous fork in the road, where the Texan army turned south toward Harrisburg in route to join battle with Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's Mexican forces.

  • CREDIT LINE: Lewter, Mr. and Mrs. John H.


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