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LeNoir Forge Museum

Door


Accession number: 6-15
Date: 1847
Materials: Wood/ Metal
Measurements: 17.07 cm L x 74.93 cm W
Narrative: Prison door comes from a cell which was in the basement of the Arichat Court house built in 1847.
Description: Riddled with nails to hold the crossways. There planks in the back and bolts are put to hold the crossbars in place. There is a bell shaped piece of metal at the center of the top of the door.
History of Use: Entry to a jail cell. The region resembling a bell was used to pass food to the prisoners.


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