Sod Home, ca. 1910

Sod Home, ca. 1910

Time Frame: ca. 1910

A man stands in the doorway of a sod home on his farmstead. Due to a lack of trees many settlers to the prairie had little choice but to build homes made of sod until other building materials could be delivered. ca. 1910.
View the larger image
©2005 State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines.
All Rights Reserved.

View all artifacts

 


Iowa Pathways: Iowa History Resources for Students and Teachers
Home ~ My Path ~ Artifacts ~ Timeline ~ Quest ~ Teacher Resources ~ Project Information ~ Sponsors
Iowa Pathways © 2005 - 2014 Iowa Public Television