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19th-century broom making

March 18, 2022, 1 p.m.4 p.m.

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Visit Hunter’s Home in Park Hill on special dates in March to see a living history demonstration of 19th-century broom making. Historical Interpreter Maddox Cott will demonstrate the process of weaving and wrapping sturdy pieces of corn stalks together to make a household broom. In the 19th-century, more primitive versions of the broom were improved upon by using winding machines to tightly wrap the bundles of broom corn together using wire or string.

Broom corn is a species of tasseled grass that is grown as a part of the living history program at Hunter’s Home.

Maddox Cott will have broom-making demonstrations on:

  • Friday, March 18 from 1–4 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 19 from 1–4 p.m.


March 18, 2022
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
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Hunter’s Home
19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451