• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This example of a corn planter shows how two people were required to work the machinery. The Brown's corn planter was first patented in 1855. The driver would steer the apparatus while a second person, often a boy, was seated crosswise with the job of pulling a lever whenever the planter crossed one of the intersections of the marked grid and depositing several seeds into the hill. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; Ame... more
    This example of a corn planter shows how two people were required to work the machinery. The Brown's corn planter was first patented in 1855. The driver would steer the apparatus while a second person, often a boy, was seated crosswise with the job of pulling a lever whenever the planter crossed one of the intersections of the marked grid and depositing several seeds into the hill. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0246.jpg