The corn crib is a modest, front-gable one-story building, elevated above the ground on piers that lists out of square. The building measures approximately 16 feet by 8 feet in size, and the entrance is located on the north elevation. The sheathing is a series of narrow vertical wood planks, with gaps between them for ventilation.
Repopulate the farm
Mary drove a covered wagon pulled by oxen. Tied to one side was a plow and on the other a coop with six chickens. The family cow was tied to the back of the cart. Following them was John on horseback leading three or four sheep and the same number of hogs. The trip took them five or six days.