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History Detectives | Andrew Jackson's Mouth | PBS

Duration: 16:03
Program: History Detectives #804
Broadcast Date: Jul. 12, 2010

Our contributor has an interesting object: a mouth and chin carved out of wood. Articles and a letter at the bottom of the box say this mouth was part of a figurehead of President Andrew Jackson affixed to the bow of U.S.S. Constitution until protestors vandalized the carving in the 1830's. Could this wooden mouth have once adorned U.S.S. Constitution?



Post Date: May 16, 2011