Why celebrate corn?

Published:

Thursday, 8/22/2013 4:42pm

CORNucopia, debuting over Labor Day weekend at Philipsburg Manor, is a festival celebrating the importance of corn and its heritage in America. Find out what role corn, also known as maize, played in the Hudson Valley, its importance to Lenape Indians, and how it was used at Philipsburg Manor, Upper Mills, circa 1750. Also, did you know that there are over 500 different uses for corn? Read more