Carver County Historical Society

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Trap door style mousetrap made by Andrew Peterson circa 1860

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Dog-shaped cast iron nutcracker, hand-cast in 1914 by Richard Balter in Shakopee

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A Swedish style lunchbox, dating to 1858, brought to America by an immigrant

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Cheese trier

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Laundry rapid washer (put into the water and spin to agitate laundry)

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Black walnut crusher

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Archaeological remnant of machine shed, Historic Andrew Peterson Farmstead

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Antique punch needle or shuttle hook for making burlap or rugs

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Printing frame (for printing negatives)

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Foot lathe with flywheel and treadle

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Shoe last

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Potato planter

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Union brand butter churn

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Firkin (sugar container)

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Egg incubator

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1894 steel broom clamp

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Horse weight/tether/anchor

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Horse Pill Bit

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Sorghum Press

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Optometrist Lazy Eye Machine

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Electrotherapy

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Hand Plane

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Cigar Cutter