Archival Anecdotes: The Original Threshers
September 21, 2020
If there is anything the Eddy County Museum has an abundance of it would be agricultural artifacts. Of course! This area was founded and developed upon agriculture.
The Homestead Act attracted settlers and immigrants alike. Part of the requirement to claim homestead lands was to work the land, making it suitable for crops. As a result, by the end of the 19th century, there were 27,611 farms in...