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Copper alloy game board spinner. 2.00” - from 18BC27.

Site: 18BC27 Federal Reserve Site

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

Dimensions: 2"

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.