Artifact Detail




Artifact #: I2018.001.046
Dimensions: H 14.5 X W 3 X L 13 cm
Weight: No information available
Medium: Iron
Condition: Good; stable
Condition Report Year: 2018
Description: Lock from the Champlain Arsenal Built in 1828. Gold padlock heavy weight with lock mechanism requiring skeleton key. Currently in locked status.
Inscription/Marks: Only military establishment of the United States Built in Vermont
Date/Period: 1828
Provenance: From Lake Champlain Arsenal early 19th century- Champlain Arsenal is the only Federal Arsenal in Vermont. Vergennes fought against Middlebury to acquire the Arsenal which was built after the War of 1812. The Arsenal was one of several buildings including a gun house, officers quarters, blacksmith. The only buildings left standing from this complex are the Arsenal and the officers quarters which are now known as the Fairbanks building at the Job Corps Campus.-note by Susan Ferland
Maker/Artist: No information available
Maker/Artist Dates: No information available
Maker Birthplace: No information available
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