• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This zigzag, or worm, fence was common for pioneer fields, although such fencing took up valuable land. Fence was important in raising corn because the crop could not be raised until a field was fenced. Worm fences were those first used by early farmers. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
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