Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Lenape

Tools & Daily Living

Early trades and crafts in New Jersey were not limited to those of the settlers, but also included the various work of the Lenape Native Americans. This exhibit illustrated the lives of the Lenape through artifacts like bowls, ceramic vessels, baskets, a dugout canoe, and tools used for working with wood, hunting, and gardening. Visitors to the exhibit discovered what it was like to live as a Lenape prior to European colonization.

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