A Home in the Wilderness

List what you see in the Whitelaw Map:

Now use the magic lens to look at the picture
List anything new that you see:


Did you see?

the woman helping the man bring home the hay?

Did you see?

the hay shocks in the cleared fields?

Did you see?

a stream, dam, and pond for the cows?

A Home in the Wilderness

List what you see:

Now use the magic lens to look at the picture. List anything new that you see:

Did you see?

the tall trees with few limbs? They had recently been in deep forest.

Did you see?

the stumps in the fields? The field has not been cleared for a very long time.

Did you see?

any farm animals?
Introduction
Who first lived in this area we now call Vermont and New Hampshire
Exploring Wôbanakik, the Abenaki Homeland
Make your own Wôbanakik Map
Where did the first European Settlers come from?
Make your own map of the New England Colonies
One Family’s Story: Trace their Journey
Who settled here and how did they live?
Explore a Town Record
A Home in the Wilderness
What did they do to organize their towns?
Explore a Town Map