Cannon heater #18

Cannon heater #18
Cannon Heater # 18 potbelly stove. Before the invention of central heating, potbelly stoves were used to heat large public spaces. With the invention of these stoves, country stores, as well as other venues, became centers of interaction between people. People could now go to stores, churches and other places and crowed around these stoves to keep warm. this potbelly stove is made of black cast iron and was used as a heater. Date approximated. The accompanying video describes the item and its use.
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Tobacco Farm Life Museum
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Tobacco Farm Life Museum
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