1.) Palm thimble — worn while stitching canvas hoses, which were used for hydraulic mining.

2.) Calculator — used with a pencil to move the dials.

3.) Fluting iron — a seamstress would use to make decorative edges for cuffs and collars on clothing.

4.) Director’s baton — This baton was given to George H. Cattanach, director of the Canyon City Brass Band in 1921.

5.) Gun powder measure — used to measure gunpowder in the 1800s.

6.) Leg cuff hobbles — used in the mid-1800s to restrain a prisoner’s movement.

Canyon City’s Grant County Historical Museum staff provided information on the items, displayed at the museum, for the history trivia.

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