This article examines the strategies used by communities of farmers when faced wih economic decline. This is accomplished by analyzing historic map data from 1850-1940 to recreate and interpret settlement changes.
Wehner, Karen B. and Holmberg, Karen G.
"Analyzing the Settlement Pattern of the Burnt Hill Study Area,"
Northeast Historical Archaeology:
32, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/neha/vol32/iss1/6