Jammin' in the Cabin
Music was an important source of entertainment for the early pioneers. Long before radio, television, and stereos were invented, people would pull out their instruments and have sing-a-longs with the whole family. Of course this was only after everyone had finished their chores for the day.
Below is a picture of Ma & Pa playing some popular pioneer instruments. Place the mouse over an instrument and its name will appear (your browser must be set for viewing Alt Tags). Click on an instrument to hear the sound each makes.