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Tools of the Trade from Early East Haven Industry

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Tools donated tothe historical society

Cannon ball and various horse related items

An old cannon ball sits among harnesses for horses.

Early shipwright tools

Tools on this page represent many of the early industries in East Haven: Ice Cutting on Lake Saltonstall, Cooperage or Barrel makers, Iron Works, Grist Mill, Saw Mill, Salt Works, Ship Building, Fulling and Carding Mill, and Wax Figure Manufacturers.

Various cooperage tools
Sledges used to make barrels by the cooperage industry.
Barrel made in East Haven
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