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Easton, Massachusetts: Shovel Museum

783 shovels! The Ames Shovel Collection includes flat-blades, pointed-blades, split-handles, and shovels carried by soldiers in World Wars I and II.

Stonehill College

Hwy 123, Easton, MA
At the Stonehill Industrial History Center at Stonehill College. I-495 exit 7A. North on Hwy 24 to exit 17B. Hwy 123 west one-half mile to the college.
By appt. only; schedule at least two weeks in advance, (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Shovel Museum

Stonehill College campus has a large collection of ames shovels donated by the Ames family.

[metman, 03/17/2003]

Something like 800 original Ames shovels, trowels, and trenchers comprise this collection, now at the Stonehill Industrial History Center in Cushing-Martin Hall. Boring tour candidate?

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