Colonial Dresses
Typical colonial street
Thomas Jefferson writing the
Declaration of Independence
Colonial House
        • Notice how large the
          chimney is in
          comparison to the rest
          of the ho...
Colonial home of the wealthy
• The top picture has
  tree taps for gathering
  maple sugar in the
  spring.
• The steps ar...
Flat front of houses
Colonial farmer pruning trees
Hand made wheel barrow with a
removable basket.
Farming practices - hot house for
 plants, herb market for healing the sick and
    woven bee houses for pollinating the
o...
Church George Washington and
Graves
       Thomas Jefferson attended
were
right
outside
the
church.
Typical home of the wealthy
 planter with many slaves
Pigeon house used to carry
messages and well with a cover
Buggy pulled by horses
Sun dial - one common way to
            tell time
Weaving loom
Slave bed and slave child’s mattress
     at the foot of the real bed
                       • The washroom was
          ...
Meats for a colonial dinner -
           yum!
• The top picture shows
  a hand pulley with
  weights that was
  connected to the spit
  the turkey was on to
  turn it f...
Working in the kitchen
                   This was
                   usually a
                   separate small
        ...
Wooden flute made from a hard
  wood, probably hickory
Needlework done in the evenings
        by the ladies
Common transportation
Bedchambers of the colonial rich -
Curtains help to keep you warm at
               night
Where Thomas Jefferson studied
           law
Mrs. Hoffman in front of the
house where Thomas Jefferson
        studied law.
Front of Colonial Williamsburg
governor’s mansion -1699 to 1780
Entrance to the governor’s mansion
                   • They needed to make
                     a grand show of their
   ...
A colonial map - look at the
 extensions of each colony
The large skeleton keys
• Take notice of my
  watch by the big key
  hole.
The wig room   • These were worn for
                 special occasions.
The harpsichord
                  This was in a
                  large room a the
                  back of the
         ...
Military fence - made of criss
        crossed poles.
The courthouse
The Schnitzlebank
Gun Powder - stored in kegs
Business signs did not have words
 - many colonists could not read
Using oxen to go to market
The Capitol building of Virginia
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  1. 1. Colonial Dresses
  2. 2. Typical colonial street
  3. 3. Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of Independence
  4. 4. Colonial House • Notice how large the chimney is in comparison to the rest of the house.
  5. 5. Colonial home of the wealthy • The top picture has tree taps for gathering maple sugar in the spring. • The steps are made of marble, which was a sign of wealth.
  6. 6. Flat front of houses
  7. 7. Colonial farmer pruning trees
  8. 8. Hand made wheel barrow with a removable basket.
  9. 9. Farming practices - hot house for plants, herb market for healing the sick and woven bee houses for pollinating the orchards. Bees were unknown in the colonies until the colonists brought them.
  10. 10. Church George Washington and Graves Thomas Jefferson attended were right outside the church.
  11. 11. Typical home of the wealthy planter with many slaves
  12. 12. Pigeon house used to carry messages and well with a cover
  13. 13. Buggy pulled by horses
  14. 14. Sun dial - one common way to tell time
  15. 15. Weaving loom
  16. 16. Slave bed and slave child’s mattress at the foot of the real bed • The washroom was attached to the slave sleeping quarters • Water was heated over the stove and scrubbed on a scrub board.
  17. 17. Meats for a colonial dinner - yum!
  18. 18. • The top picture shows a hand pulley with weights that was connected to the spit the turkey was on to turn it for 10-15 minutes automatically. This freed up the cook to continue with other tasks.
  19. 19. Working in the kitchen This was usually a separate small building away from the house.
  20. 20. Wooden flute made from a hard wood, probably hickory
  21. 21. Needlework done in the evenings by the ladies
  22. 22. Common transportation
  23. 23. Bedchambers of the colonial rich - Curtains help to keep you warm at night
  24. 24. Where Thomas Jefferson studied law
  25. 25. Mrs. Hoffman in front of the house where Thomas Jefferson studied law.
  26. 26. Front of Colonial Williamsburg governor’s mansion -1699 to 1780
  27. 27. Entrance to the governor’s mansion • They needed to make a grand show of their power so the entrance way was decorated with may guns a swords.
  28. 28. A colonial map - look at the extensions of each colony
  29. 29. The large skeleton keys • Take notice of my watch by the big key hole.
  30. 30. The wig room • These were worn for special occasions.
  31. 31. The harpsichord This was in a large room a the back of the mansion. It would be played for the grand balls they gave several times a year. They would last for about 8 hours.
  32. 32. Military fence - made of criss crossed poles.
  33. 33. The courthouse
  34. 34. The Schnitzlebank
  35. 35. Gun Powder - stored in kegs
  36. 36. Business signs did not have words - many colonists could not read
  37. 37. Using oxen to go to market
  38. 38. The Capitol building of Virginia

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