Chest, Immigrant
Sea Chest. Immigration Chest. Trunk. Material: wood. Size: 15" W. x 34" L. x 11". Description: wood; split board lid reinforced with two wooden pieces; carved wooden handle.
Hannah Mueller, who later married Henry Behne Sr., brought her worldly possessions from Germany in this chest about 1854; also known as "sea chests". Hannah came to Blooming Grove Township around 1854.