"Charcoal Industry", Correct Answer to Question 4: Colliers Lived in Wood Shacks

Three Colliers (Charcoal Makers) outside of a wood shack
Three colliers (charcoal makers) outside of a wood shack

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Question 4. What did the colliers (charcoal makers) live in?

Answer: The frame of the shack a collier lived in was wood and the men covered it with dirt and/or leaves. It had a fireplace/hearth on one end.

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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