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Historic Barns and Farms of Dryden Michigan By Wendy Lange
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Full color photos of over 100 historic barns located in Dryden Michigan. Includes history information on the Pioneers who built and used them.
Historic Barns, Farms and Houses of Almont, MI By Wendy Lange
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Pictures of over 100 historic barns and farms in Almont MI. Includes history information. Also pictures of the beautiful historic houses downtown
Eastern Iowa's Historic Barns and Other Farm Structures: Including the Amana Colonies By Deb Schense
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Originally there were approximately 200,000 barns built in Iowa. Now it is estimated that only 60,000 barns remain, with another 1,000 or more barns disappearing from Iowa’s landscape... More > annually. This book preserves in print Eastern Iowa's historic barns built from 1839 to 1955 with over 250 photographs from the author's research, the first ever Amana Colonies barn tour, the Johnson County Historical Society barn tour, and the Iowa Barn Foundation’s annual barn tour. Eight Iowa counties and twenty rural cities are covered. Former president Hoover lived as a youth five miles from one of the featured octagonal barns when it was built in 1883. This barn’s aesthetic beauty is so inspiring that people from other countries come to visit this barn each year to see the unusual bell shaped roof, a suspended staircase, a railway car, and laminated interior ribs. It may be the only barn built with a bell shaped roof and is thought to be the oldest surviving barn built of its kind in the U. S.< Less
Eastern Iowa's Historic Barns and Other Farm Structures: Including the Amana Colonies By Deb Schense
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Originally there were approximately 200,000 barns built in Iowa. Now it is estimated that only 60,000 barns remain, with another 1,000 or more barns disappearing from Iowa’s landscape annually.... More > This book preserves in print Eastern Iowa's historic barns built from 1839 to 1955 with over 250 photographs from the author's research, the first ever Amana Colonies barn tour, the Johnson County Historical Society barn tour, and the Iowa Barn Foundation’s annual barn tour. Eight Iowa counties and twenty rural cities are covered. Former president Hoover lived as a youth five miles from one of the featured octagonal barns when it was built in 1883. This barn’s aesthetic beauty is so inspiring that people from other countries come to visit this barn each year to see the unusual bell shaped roof, a suspended staircase, a railway car, and laminated interior ribs. It may be the only barn built with a bell shaped roof and is thought to be the oldest surviving barn built of its kind in the U. S.< Less
Barns of Kittitas County, Washington By Jason Fortenbacher
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Enjoy this collection of images featuring beautiful barns found in the Kittitas County, in Washington, State. Many of these barns are many generations old, while a couple images feature a few modern... More > additions. These barns include a variety of styles, including the classic Broken Gable, Salt Box, English Gambrel, Dutch Gambrel, and Western.< Less
Eastern Iowa's Historic Barns and Other Farm Structures: Including the Amana Colonies - Color Version By Deb Schense
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Originally there were approximately 200,000 barns built in Iowa. Now it is estimated that only 60,000 barns remain, with another 1,000 or more barns disappearing from Iowa’s landscape annually.... More > This book preserves in print Eastern Iowa's historic barns built from 1839 to 1955 with over 175 photographs from the author's research, the first ever Amana Colonies barn tour, the Johnson County Historical Society barn tour, and the Iowa Barn Foundation's annual barn tour. Eight Iowa counties and 20 rural cities are covered. Former president Hoover was living as a youth five miles from one of the featured octagonal barns when it was built in 1883. This barn’s aesthetic beauty is so inspiring that people from other countries come to visit this barn each year to see the unusual bell shaped roof, a suspended staircase, a railway car, and laminated interior ribs. It may be the only barn built with a bell shaped roof and is thought to be the oldest surviving barn built of it’s kind in the U. S.< Less
Eastern Iowa's Historic Barns and Other Farm Structures: Including the Amana Colonies - Color Version By Deb Schense
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Originally there were approximately 200,000 barns built in Iowa. Now it is estimated that only 60,000 barns remain, with another 1,000 or more barns disappearing from Iowa’s landscape... More > annually. This book preserves in print Eastern Iowa's historic barns built from 1839 to 1955 with over 175 photographs from the author's research, the first ever Amana Colonies barn tour, the Johnson County Historical Society barn tour, and the Iowa Barn Foundation's annual barn tour. Eight Iowa counties and 20 rural cities are covered. Former president Hoover was living as a youth five miles from one of the featured octagonal barns when it was built in 1883. This barn’s aesthetic beauty is so inspiring that people from other countries come to visit this barn each year to see the unusual bell shaped roof, a suspended staircase, a railway car, and laminated interior ribs. It may be the only barn built with a bell shaped roof and is thought to be the oldest surviving barn built of it’s kind in the U. S.< Less
Sharon Springs 1929 Historical Guide By Antony Daou
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I discovered this mint-condition brochure many years after I purchased what remained of the White Sulphur Springs Company on Pavilion Avenue in Sharon Springs. The old carriage house and the last of... More > 3 huge barns that belonged to the Pavilion are still standing, though much-weathered. Water was bottled there and the brochure hearkens back to the grand era of Sharon Springs just before the Great Depression and Prohibition began the slide that turne d this elegant resort into a ghost town, only to be reborn again in several reincarnations, one of which we are living today.< Less
Bolger's Burdens By Arch Barnes
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An historical novel in which the protagonist, Casey Bolger, a security analyst in the Kennedy White House, is placed in an agonizing situation by bizarre circumstances. He is granted an interview by... More > Adolph Eichmann, the infamous Nazi war criminal, who reveals to Bolger the name of a prominent American figure who traitorously helped fund the Nazi war effort, 1939 to 1944. The name of this person, if made public, would be a huge embrrassment for President Kennedy, so Bolger has to handle this with kid gloves. But this is just one of Casey Bolger's many burdens. His other sources of anguish are equally problematical, and yet he maintains a positive attitude, and in the end he learns a great deal from all his tribulations.< Less
The Telemachia: A History by Antimenes of Argos By Michael Barnes Selvin
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Winner of a 2008 Independent Publishers award in Military/Historical Fiction. To return to his hereditary throne on Ithaca, Telemachus, son of Odysseus and Penelope, musters the cleverness of his... More > father and the wisdom of his mother as he navigates the treacherous waters of the War of the Families. More devastating than the Trojan War, this conflict pits the two greatest clans in ancient Greece: the Pelopides and Heraclides. It is the last gasp of a failing civilization. With remarkable parallels to today, Telemachus fights to maintain his beliefs and preserve his family. "This is a startlingly epic tale, ripe with originality and rendered with a highly adept ear for language. Beautifully written and exhaustively researched, the narrative builds on the history and age from which the material was born."< Less