Examine this object, and answer the following questions:

1. How might this object have contributed to Virginia history and geography?

2. What story is hidden in this object?

Write your hypotheses in the boxes provided and click submit.

This fence is related to the geography of Virginia in that settlers needed to find a way to contain their livestock, and this sort of fence construction enabled them to do so without complex tools.
The story hidden in this object is how the design was created and by whom. Also, why was it decided that a certain length of plank was to be used? And, where did the lumber come from to build this fence, and did the idea originate in Virginia or elsewhere?