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This hand carved wooden chain was made from a single block of wood and comes from the Thomas (Edward) Turner collection at the Heritage Center. Turner, an employee at International Harvester, carved the many intricate items in this collection prior to 1910, engaging in what was a very popular men's hobby at the time. He was even awarded a prize for his art at the 1896 Clark County Fair! His son Dr. Ray Turner donated the collection to the Clark County Historical Society in 1957. Other items include carved fruit pits, boxes, intricate hangings, and more, ALL carved from a single piece of wood. ... See MoreSee Less

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