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Daily Life

Dig a little deeper into what daily life was really like in the 1800s by clicking on the topics below. How different is it from your own life? Would you like to live in 1836?

Clothing in the 1800s

Find out about clothing styles in the 1800s. From making the yarn to dyeing fabric, it could be quite an endeavor to clothe the whole family.

Fun and Games

Discover how kids spent their play time and even made chores a bit more fun in the 19th century.

A Settler's Garden

Gardens were important to Prairietown residents. From soil conditions to national heritage, many factors influenced what was planted in a typical garden.