San Jancinto Museum of History

Art and Artifacts

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This online database of artifacts from the museum makes finding everything from Mexican pistols to Meso-American pottery quick and easy. Browse a portion of the museum's artifacts in ten different categories to see close-up pictures and get detailed information on them. You can search by keyword (badge), name (Sam Houston), and many other criteria.

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BRICK
 

BRICK

CATEGORY
STRUCTURES

MEASUREMENT
(estimated whole): 1 1/2"H x 10"L x 5"W

DATE MADE
18th century

DESCRIPTION
Brick. Broken, thirteen pieces (a-m). Broken when received by museum. Piece measurements (H L W): a) 3/4" x 1 5/8"x 1 1/4" b) 1 1/2" 4 1 /2" x 4 1/2" c) 1 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 2" d) 1 1/2" x 3 1/2"...

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LOCK, DOOR
 

LOCK, DOOR

CATEGORY
STRUCTURES

MEASUREMENT
a) 5"H x 6 5/8"L x 3 3/8"W b) 2"H x 6 3/4"L x 1/2"W

DESCRIPTION
Large iron lock, for door (a), with iron key (b). Unlocked position. Locking mechanism for key only; four screw holes for attachment; sliding lock bolt.

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SHINGLE
 

SHINGLE

CATEGORY
STRUCTURES

MEASUREMENT
1 7/8"L

DESCRIPTION
Fragment of wood shingle.

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