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This drawing of a hand-held planter shows a farmer planting in evenly-marked spaces. Farmers marked their fields into a grid of squares to indicate where the corn should be planted. Marking might be either a walking or a riding activity. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
|McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|McLean County, Illinois|
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