Early Woodland Period, Adena Culture 1000-200 B.C. Probably Holmes County, Ohio. 5-1/4 in.
knapped of gray, Flint Ridge chert, one side bears a 19th century printed collection label from John Freshwater, Loudonville. Freshwater is listed in the 1880 census as 35 years old, a baggage master, living with his mother and father, and residing in Loudonville, Holmes County, Ohio. Another label from the collection of Gilbert Dilley of Akron, Ohio is also present.
John Freshwater, Loudonville, OH Gilbert Dilley (24), Akron, OH (24) Jan Sorgenfrei, Findlay, OHH
Provenance: Ex Gilbert Dilley (24), Akron, OH;
Ex John Freshwater, Loudonville, OH;
From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio
The old Freshwater collection goes back to before the turn of the last century.