sod house

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a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses

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Critique: A compelling, informative, entertaining, thoughtful and thought-provoking read from beginning to end, "The Woman Without a Voice: Pioneering in Dugout, Sod House and Homestead" is very highly recommended for both community and academic library 19th Century American History collections, as well as the personal reading lists of non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject.
We repaired the house and found it was much easier to build a sod house than to fix one up.
There Are No Renters Here:' Homesteading in a Sod House," which highlights the experiences of 19th century women and families who settled the Great Plains and who lived in sod houses is located at <http://www.
Crossing the prairie, living in a sod house, and the growth of Abilene, Kansas, will be explored in the lesson using drama games, role playing, written text, and songs.
This comfortable site is an illustrated essay on the American pioneer sod house, the soddie of south-western Minnesota and western Nebraska, which 'was common from the earliest days of settlement to the early years of this century'.
One of the things that revealed this quality was the habitation of the Cornhusker pioneers -- the sod house that was created out of the only material available -- the good earth.
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Family members Colin Cavalier, 60, of Sod House Green in Halifax, Ashley Cavalier, 31, of Hubberton Green in Sowerby Bridge, and Nathan Cavalier, 33, of Milk Hall in Barkisland, were before Kirklees magistrates yesterday.
She is rescued by seventeen-year-old Emerson Birch who offers her shelter before taking her to her aunt's sod house.
A photo of the family's farmstead - complete with a sod house - appears elsewhere in the store.
At times, this book goes far beyond a study of children to look at homesteading in general, such as how to build a sod house, but this still provides a useful background to understand the role of children.
Emma Draper, her father, her brother, and her seven children, ages one to 13, spent a year from June 1886 to June 1887 in a small sod house on the barren plains of what was then the Dakota Territory and is now north central South Dakota.
The four home segments include: (1) Plymouth Plantation, a living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that features examples of post and beam homes; (2) The Museum of Appalachia, Tennessee, where Swedish settlers first introduced log-style structures in the New World during the 18th century; (3) a demonstration of a "hands-on" approach on how to build a sod house in Minnesota; and (4) El Rancho Las Golondrinas, a living history museum outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico, that teaches about building the Spanish-American adobe home.
In fact, the Inupiat sod house may be Alaska's oldest energy-efficient home.