• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Hair Curler

Hair Curler
What: This curling iron looks similar to ones in use today other than the electric cord. The curling iron was heated through a variety of devices, but typically was heated on a stove. Curling irons with wooden handles cost more than ones without. Would you pay the precious extra pennies to have the wooden handles or save those pennies for something else?

Who: The pioneer women used the curling irons. These types of curling irons were in use for several hundred years.

Did You Know?

Deseret Alphabet

On January 19, 1854, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the Deseret alphabet. The new alphabet consisted of 38 to 40 characters and was developed mostly by George D. Watt. It was an attempt to help simplify spelling in the English Language.