- Historic Sites
The first settlers marked the borders of their lives with simple fences that grew ever more elaborate over the centuries
February/March 1987 | Volume 38, Issue 2
Today the ubiquitous Cyclone chain-link fence has become the bland if efficient protector of property from coast to coast. No one is likely to celebrate the man who raises one of these modest barriers for his ability to make a beautiful fence, but, like its more glamorous predecessors, it does the job.