Abiel Smith School Digital Catalog
Printed piece: ABS.0189.001
Blue piece: ABS.0244.001
Northeast Museum Services Center, National Park Service
These two gaming pieces were likely fashioned from broken pieces of ceramic dishes or plates. Children would have used these gaming pieces for a variety of games they played in their free time.*
*Information from “Abiel Smith School Digital Catalog,” Northeast Museum Services Center, NPS (2019).
Questions to Consider
- What insight do we gain from learning about students’ social life at the Abiel Smith School?
- If archaeologists conducted a dig around your school, what gaming pieces might they find?