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Sampler: Properties

Once ubiquitous on the rural landscape, barns are increasingly rare reminders of Minnesota's agricultural heritage. A structure that often visually defined a farmstead, barns today are more likely constructed of undistinctive sheet metal than the expressive wood or stone of the past. This sampling of Minnesota barns illustrates a variety of structures that reflect different eras and types of farming.

Alfred R. Voss Farmstead
 Rosendale Township, Watonwan County
Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn
 Waasa Township, St. Louis County
Dammon Round Barn
 Wacouta Township, Goodhue County
Mankato Holstein Farm Barn
 Lime Township, Blue Earth County
Siemer Silo and Barn
 Grand Prairie Township, Nobles County
Femco Farm No. 2
 Roberts Township, Wilkin County

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