Abiel Smith School Digital Catalog
ABS.0192.028, ABS.0192.029, ABS.0192.030, ABS.0192.032, ABS.0192.033, ABS.0192.034, ABS.0192.035, ABS.0192.037
Northeast Museum Services Center
Archaeologists recovered seeds of 35 different types of plants, demonstrating a diverse collection of fruits, nuts, and other vegetation. Some of the most commonly recovered plants include raspberries, apples, mustard, tomatoes, and walnuts. This suggests a well balanced and nutritious diet of a variety of fruits, vegetables, spices, and nuts.*
*Information from “Abiel Smith School Digital Catalog” Northeast Museum Services Center, NPS (2019).
Questions to Consider
- What do these seed samples tell us about the eating habits of the community at Smith Court?
- What questions do we still have?