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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...

Blacksmiths create new Glidden Homestead sign

A beautiful new sign designed and crafted by blacksmiths at the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center was unveiled May 18, at the...