“Naval Stores”


My name:_____________________   __________________________


True or False:


_______1.  Two industries brought economic growth to northwest Florida – naval stores and lumber.


_______2.  “Naval stores” is a broad term once used to describe ship building materials.  Today the term refers to all products that come from pine sap.


_______3.  A turpentiner collects the sap from the pine trees.



_______4. Turpentine can be used as in making some kinds of medicines.



_______5. Today, most rosin is used in naval ships.



_______6. In the early days, after turpentine was taken from the tree it would be stored in wooden barrels.



_______7.  The workers in the turpentine camps were called lumberjacks.

Baker Block Museum Educational Services. 2008. Baker, Florida

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