The Farm at Prophetstown Presents: Who Worked on Indiana Farms?

3534 Prophetstown Road, Battle Ground, IN 47905
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The traditional workers on Indiana family farms of 100-160 acres were the nuclear family. What determined their tasks or chores? In the absence of family workers did neighbors or hired hands help with extra seasonal work? Large farms might employ a farm family to do chores all year long. What did farm tenants receive from the landowner in exchange for their labor? Stop in the Tenant House to learn more.