• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This plank fence at the Karr Homestead has a wide range of planks used, and a snake fence with riders or braces in the center. Worm fences were no match for a hungry hog, and as soon as possible, a farmer would contruct a plank fence, which solved the problem of runaway livestock. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
  • Mch0217.jpg