• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This chert hoe was used by Woodland Indians for farming. Woodland Indians grew corn, beans and squash, and hunted buffalo and deer. Chert is a very fine grained rock which can be shaped into arrowheads and points by chipping. Prehistoric Indians of Illinois; How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; Picture Book on Illinois Agricultural History. 16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
  • Mch0039.jpg