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Concrete Block Barn
Concrete Block Barn
Resource Typeimage
TitleConcrete Block Barn
Coverage / Year1900 to Present
DescriptionThis concrete block barn was built around 1900.
InterpretationPlentiful harvests allowed farmers to afford more expensive building materials near the turn of the century, such as concrete block. This barn is a result of prosperous times.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Concrete; Barns; Construction
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0298; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:16, p. 70
CONTENTdm file name7655517732002_mch0298.jpg
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