Smithfield Well

  • Breastplate

    This breastplate was found in a well that was filled in by 1625 and is of the peascod shape typical in the early 17th century. In […]

  • Agricultural Hoe

    This hoe is a narrow, heavy type, known as a grubbing hoe, used for chopping roots out of the ground to prepare fields for tobacco cultivation. […]

  • Military Bill

    The staff weapon known as the bill developed from the medieval billhook, an agricultural tool used to prune trees and slash brush. A military bill often […]