In theory, round barns
were the epitome of efficiency.
Vernon County has the highest concentration of round barns
in the world, 17 to be exact.
From round barns
to railroad depots, Michigan's famous and lesser-known historic sites are included on Michigan's Historic Sites Online.
We talk about the architecture of barns, including the fact that there are even round barns
History in the form of farm buildings, "Barns Around Iowa: A Sampling of Iowa's Round Barns
" is a superbly produced collection of photographs about Iowa's round barns
, which had once numbered well over two hundred thousand.
The centerpiece of the Paraduxx winery is a stunning 10-sided fermentation facility, inspired by traditional round barns
Some 20 lakes and ambient round barns
set the tone for Fulton County, where agriculture and summer homes for urban workers proliferate.
start with the silo, and then the foundation, and then go up from there.
For more on round barns
, including the Starke Round Bar, check out "Round Barn
Revolution," from our January/February 2011 issue, available at: www.
Evolving from early polygonal designs, round barns
captured George Washington's fascination for their thrift in construction and convenience of use.
One of just a few round barns
in the state, it measures 68 feet in diameter and 53 feet high.