By: Hunter Warzecha
During the coldest seasons of the year, people would go to there nearest fresh water lakes, ponds, or streams. Their they would harvest the ice, and bring it to there houses. People would store the ice in caves or pits lined with insulation. The ice was used to preserve meat and other foods.
"Refrigeration." - New World Encyclopedia. MediaWiki, 7 July 2015. Web. 30 Sept. 2015.