How field tile matters in DeKalb County
June 10, 2019 By Daily Chronicle
The newly opened DeKalb County History Center in Georgia has a piece of drainage history. A piece of red clay drainage tile from the local tile factory is on display.
Former DeKalb County board chair Bob Pritchard wrote an essay on how the tile factory shaped Hinckley and farming in general. It will appear in the summer issue of “Cornsilk,” published quarterly by the DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society. Barry Schrader received a first look and shared tidbits of what he learned about how field drainage aided in the development of DeKalb County. | READ MORE
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