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Glidden Homestead’s “Soup-er” Tuesdays

Warm soup is good on any cold winter day. But when you add guided tours of the site where barbed wire was invented, it’s...

Barbed Wire Invented 145 Years Ago Today

145 years ago this evening, on October 23, 1873, Joseph Glidden invented barbed wire at his farm, now the Glidden Homestead and Historical Center. This...
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Jacob Haish Mansion Presentation

Go beyond imagining or remembering a seemingly lost DeKalb landmark. At 2 p.m. on September 9 at the Glidden Homestead, Jessi Haish LaRue will give...

Shabbona couple prepares barn for wedding, DeKalb County Barn Tour

For one Shabbona couple, their wedding budget has also become an investment into their property. While they don’t actively farm their property on Miller...

Glidden Homestead Offers Soup-er Tuesdays beginning this week!

Beginning this Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to...

Glidden Homestead Open Day / Open Barn Sunday

This Sunday, May 15th, from 12noon – 4pm, come see the new aspects of the Glidden Homestead for 2016! Bring the family out to Open...

‘The Taste’ Chefs serve delicious recipes to benefit Glidden Homestead

Plan to sample the delicious offerings at the Eighth Annual Fundraiser for Glidden Homestead, “The Taste”, this Saturday, April 23rd. The fund-raising and taste-testing event to...

Plan to Take the DeKalb County Barn Tour

America’s barns played a pivotal role in the development of our nation and DeKalb County. Their historical significance will be highlighted at eight locations...

‘Divas’ serve delicious family recipes to benefit Glidden Homestead

Plan now to sample the delicious offerings at the seventh annual “Divas Dish for Glidden Homestead” this Saturday, April 25th, 2015. The fund-raising and...

Cubs tickets, blacksmith items featured at Divas Dish 2015 Saturday

Four Cubs tickets, several one-of-a-kind hand-forged items from the Glidden Blacksmith Shop and scores of other treasured items will be part of the Silent...

Glidden Holiday Open House Sunday

The annual Holiday Happenings is a two-fold celebration to usher in the holiday season and to celebrate the end of another tour season at...