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Drawing 1: A typical house along Frederica's thoroughfare, Broad Street.
[Graphic] Drawing 1 with link to higher quality drawing.
(Fort Frederica National Monument)

Drawing 1 is an artist's rendering of an 18th­century house and lot on Broad Street. It is based on archeological excavations of exposed foundations and knowledge of 18th­century architecture.

Questions for Drawing 1

1. Based on the size of the lot, what were the approximate dimensions of the house?

2. What structures are shown that would not be needed today? What is a privy?

3. How might the work of archeologists help you to determine how Frederica’s settlers arranged the space in their homes?

* The drawing on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Drawing 1, but be aware that the file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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