Indiana Barns

Indiana Barns

by Marsha Williamson Mohr
     
 

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Indiana is barn country. Once a dominant feature of the Hoosier landscape, these buildings are fast disappearing, giving way to more efficient, but less visually appealing, metal structures. View 137 of these charming rustics.  See more details below

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Indiana is barn country. Once a dominant feature of the Hoosier landscape, these buildings are fast disappearing, giving way to more efficient, but less visually appealing, metal structures. View 137 of these charming rustics.

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The Hoosier Times
"This offering is... a record for history of what is there now and might not be in future generations. It is a fine addition to the visual record that is a critical component of the collective memory of our state." —The Hoosier Times, December 19, 2010

from the introduction

"It is so much more than the story of the buildings; it is our story, who we are and where we come from, what we brought with us and may no longer know. Every time we lose one barn we miss the opportunity to learn, to be reminded, to understand that one, critical part of our rural past." —from the introduction

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Indiana University Press

"A glorious full-color look at the remarkable barns found in Indiana towns and cities." —Little Indiana

"This offering is... a record for history of what is there now and might not be in future generations. It is a fine addition to the visual record that is a critical component of the collective memory of our state." —The Herald-Times

Little Indiana

"A glorious full-color look at the remarkable barns found in Indiana towns and cities." —Little Indiana

The Herald-Times

"This offering is... a record for history of what is there now and might not be in future generations. It is a fine addition to the visual record that is a critical component of the collective memory of our state." —The Herald-Times

Indiana Prairie Farmer

"[Mohr's] latest...is worthy of any coffee table in farm country. In 155 photos on 152 pages, she captures some of the most unique and rustic barns in Indiana, from Valparaiso to Vincennes." —Indiana Prairie Farmer

NUVO

"It takes an evening of slowly perusing the 152 pages of full-color photographs to realize this book is a keepsake of a vanishing way of life." —NUVO

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253355683
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2010
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
11.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Marsha Williamson Mohr, a freelance photographer, is author of Indiana Covered Bridges (IUP, 2012).

Duncan Campbell is retired as associate professor of architecture and Director of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at Ball State University’s College of Architecture & Planning. Currently, he has rejoined the Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission as an advisory member, and is chair of the Monroe County Historic Preservation Board of Review.

Indiana University Press

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