This Old Barn: A Treasury of Family Farm Memories

This Old Barn: A Treasury of Family Farm Memories



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896585805
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Town Square Book Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.88(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Barn Blessings9
Introduction: This Old Barn15
Chapter 1Barn Lore19
The Barn21
Pioneer Barns24
Barn Roof Styles29
Old-Time Barn Raisings33
A Vision of Utopia: Polygonal and Round Barns38
Hexology: Barn Hex Signs50
Mail-Order Barns60
The Billboard Barn63
Barn Paint: Let There Be Red!68
Chapter 2At Work and Play in the Cathedral of the Cow71
Memories of a Former Kid: The Cow Barn73
Barn Talk by Justin Isherwood76
Barn Cats84
The Big Birdhouse87
Barns for All Seasons and All Reasons91
Tobacco Barns95
Lightning Rods97
Haymow Basketball101
Grace by Sara De Luca103
Barn Dances106
Chapter 3The Future of a Farming Icon109
We Have All Gone Away: The Barn Builder111
Amish Barn Raising116
Farewell, the Barns119
I Remember Barns127
Barn Smells133
Epilogue: Barn Again!137

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