History Nebraska Blog

What Is It Wednesday REVEALED - August 17 - Soapstone Foot Warmer

“What Is It Wednesday” Revealed – every Wednesday we post an unusual artifact from our collections and encourage viewers to guess the object. While this object is not on display, please visit the newly-renovated Nebraska History Museum at 15th & P Streets in Lincoln to see interesting Nebraska history like this on exhibit now!

August 17 What Is It Wednesday. Nebraska State Historical Society

 

7519-10 Soapstone Foot warmer From the Foster Church family of Alexandria, Nebraska. The stone was heated up near a heat source and then placed in a bed to keep the occupant warm.

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