Featuring more than 100 stunning full-color photographs along with helpful diagrams and historic photos, Barns of Connecticut captures both the iconic and the unique, including historic and noteworthy barns. The book discusses the importance of barns to Connecticut agriculture across our state and up to the present day. Markham Starr’s Barns of Connecticut offers a lovely introduction to the archi...
Series: Garnet Books
Hardcover: 180 pages
Publisher: Wesleyan (October 22, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1 x 10.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1659912
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book
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Beautiful book of old CT barns with lovely pictures and fascinating, detailed history of barn building. For privacy reasons he does not tell exact location of barns, but one could probably find them if exploring the towns mentioned. From personal e...
unctional, and agricultural roles these structures played in early Connecticut. Through text and color photographs, it tells a story of change and continuity. From the earliest colonial structures to the low steel buildings of modern dairy farms, barns have adapted to meet the needs of each generation; they’ve stored wheat, hay, and tobacco, and housed farm animals and dairy cows. These enduring structures display the optimism, ingenuity, hard work, and practicality of the people who tend land and livestock throughout the state.