Set of children's shackles.

These shackles were purchased from a collector in Essex County, Ontario, who acquired them at an auction in Georgia, U.S.A. It is not known who actually wore them. From their size we know that they are children's ankle shackles. ____________________________________________________ Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, North Buxton, Ontario

Maker: unknown, U.S.A.
Historical Advisor: Buxton National Historic Site and Museum
1800 - 1850
Buxton Museum 2002.2
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