• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • The Sholty farmstead, built by Jacob Sholty, featured a corn crib, large barn, and his son's residence. Smaller farmsteads, such as that of Sholty's son, are shown at the top of the figure. Because farmers had to pay to have their portraits or buildings drawn, small farms are not often shown. Sholty's other farmsteads give some idea of what life was like further down the economic ladder. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geograph... more
    The Sholty farmstead, built by Jacob Sholty, featured a corn crib, large barn, and his son's residence. Smaller farmsteads, such as that of Sholty's son, are shown at the top of the figure. Because farmers had to pay to have their portraits or buildings drawn, small farms are not often shown. Sholty's other farmsteads give some idea of what life was like further down the economic ladder. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0276.jpg