Thatched Roofs and Open Sides

The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society
by Carrie Dilley
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Publisher: University Press of Florida

Publication Date: September 07, 2018

ISBN: 9780813063690

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians Award of Excellence for a Book In Thatched Roofs and Open Sides, Carrie Dilley reveals the design, construction, history, and cultural significance of the chickee, the unique Seminole structure made of palmetto and cypress. Dilley illustrates how the multipurpose structure has developed over time to meet the changing needs of the Seminole Tribe.