Hiding the Connecticut charter in an oak tree, 1687
Connecticut colonist hiding the colony's charter in a hollow oak to keep it from Governor Andros, 1687.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
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Sioux tepee made of buffalo hide and sewn with sinew in the traditional way, Wicoti Living History Lakota Encampment, Hill City, South Dakota.
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