Surveyor's Chain

Surveyor's Chain

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This heavy iron chain has 20 links, each measuring 36 inches long (including the connecting loop). The Smithsonian transferred it to the Museum in 1939.
Currently not on view
Object Name
surveyor's chain
overall, bundled: 37 1/4 in x 6 in x 3 3/4 in; 94.615 cm x 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm
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National Museum of American History
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