That First Segment of Barbed Wire
Joseph Glidden worked on the first segment of barbed wire at his farm amid the broad cultivated fields out past the woods west of DeKalb. We know it as the Glidden Homestead. He’d had an insight about the problem of constructing a suitable fence wire. Bent over a segment of wire, he carefully, evenly spaced […]Read more "That First Segment of Barbed Wire"