601. Homestead Dry Fruit House

You are facing north you’ll want to stand and the far west side of the large building in front of you.

Historic Significance:  In the communal era everything was used and much of what was eaten was produced by the members of the community. The small brick building was the drying house in Homestead was used to dry fruits and vegetables. A small oven in the building provided heat to dry the fruits and vegetables. The dried produce would be used in the winter months in the communal kitchens. While each village had a drying house this is the only one remaining.

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Direction to the Next Stop:  Continue west on V St until you reach the Homestead Church Museum on the South side of the street.