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Tobacco Peg

Identifier: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
The earliest tobacco farmers used tobacco pegs to press a hole in the furrow to accommodate a transplanted seedling. Other people would follow behind adding fertilizer and water. Farmers made tobacco pegs from the knots of pine and formed them to fit their palm. more...
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