• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Corn Husker

Corn and Corn Husker

What: The corn husker was used to strip off the husk or outer coating of the corn. The fingers went through the holes and the blade on the bottom stripped off the husk. There were many varieties of corn huskers. Husking corn was done mainly for field corn used to feed animals. Sometimes it was a social event with people gathering to husk corn and visit with neighbors.

Who: The pioneers used corn huskers.

Did You Know?

Petroglyphs near Pipe Spring National Monument.

Petroglyphs are pictures or symbols pecked into rock and pictographs are pictures or symbols painted on rock.