“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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