Although every class may not have a chance to visit each station, if you brush up on your pioneer skills you may be able to answer these questions about everyday life on the frontier:
What items were needed to start a fire?
Name something besides currency that was used as a trade good.
What animal was used to carry supplies or hides?
Who provided defense on the frontier?
Name one item the blacksmith made.
This instrument provided protection and was used for hunting game.
She was taken as a young girl at the battle of Fort Ruddles.
A popular gun of the time period. (Hint: it is not short).
If you got sick, you might want to make a concoction of this to help you feel better.
Home & Hearth:
This material was used to make linen clothing, twine and rope.
What was used to weave cloth?
What type of natural materials were used to dye wool?
What was the name of a period tool used for producing strips or bands of hand woven warp-faced cloth?
This trade could be a source of income for women.
Every country has one of these.
Another word for “beliefs” or “traditions”.
In the colonial period, this person was known as a street entertainer-he could probably pull a rabbit out of his hat.
What is the term for oral history (or spinning a good yarn)?
Martha and George Washington probably played this game when they were children.
An ancient weapon made of stone and wood? (Hint: hold onto your scalp)
Name a tribe of Native Americans that were found in Kentucky at this time-together, they were know as Eastern Woodland Indians.
Sometimes white captives were made to run the _____ ?
What country did the Native Americans side with during the Revolutionary War?
People of Painted Stone Station:
Who founded Painted Stone Station?
It took several people to operate this eighteenth century weapon.
What year was Painted Stone Station attacked?
Women and young girls wore this on their head.
Young colonial boys, and men, wore this type of shoe.
Answers will be posted online after the School Day Program is completed. Answers can be found by listening to the station demonstrators, on the Agenda, on the Pre-Field Trip Activity and Post-Field Trip Activity.