Because many of the Williams farm activities focused on crop production to sustain both the family and livestock, and probably for cash crops as well, it is not surprising that many farming implements were recovered from excavations. Specific tools related to farming and gardening include a set of pruning shears (a), a heavily worn garden hoe (b), a modified garden hoe (c), and a heavily worn pick-mattock (d). These items likely saw a variety of uses on the farm, from digging up rocks and tree roots, to preparing the garden bed and tending vegetables. We do not know if the Williamses had a flower garden, but one can surmise that Sarah might have wanted some wildflowers or roses planted near the house.

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