Context: Feature 38 Privy, Aged Men’s and Women’s Home of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Late 19th – early 20th centuries
Site Date Range: c. 1770-1930
Materials: Copper alloy
Description: Game board spinner
History: The period between the 1880s and the 1920s has been described as the “Golden Age" of board games in America (Hofer 2003). Their popularity was enhanced by mass production, which made games inexpensive and easily available.