James Kilbourn's Nightstand


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James Kilbourn's Nightstand from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of James Kilbourn's Nightstand. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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James Kilbourn's Nightstand is realia, with genre furniture.

It was created in 1825.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This nightstand belonged to Scioto Company proprietor James Kilbourn. It features cherry veneered crotch, two drawers and turned legs. James Kilbourn was the founder of Worthington, Ohio. Son of an impoverished farmer, he set out on his own at 16, illiterate and poor. Self-educated and self-made, his life typifies the frontier entrepreneur. He founded the cities of Worthington, Bucyrus, Norton, Lockbourne, Sandusky, served in the U.S. Congress, and was active in the religious and political life of Columbus and Ohio.

It features the person Col. James Kilbourne, 1770-1850.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0040.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 13, 2001. It was last updated November 17, 2017.