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Naffziger Round Tile Barn
Naffziger Round Tile Barn
Resource Typeimage
TitleNaffziger Round Tile Barn
Coverage / Year1972
DescriptionThis circular tile sided barn was built by William Naffziger in 1916 in Mount Hope Township, McLean County.
InterpretationNaffziger's round tile barn was made of locally burned tile and arranged so that cattle faced inward toward the tile silo. This was the last surviving circular barn in McLean County, and it remained intact until a tornado took its roof off in 1996.
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; Tiles; Silos; Cattle; Barns;
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 Identifiermch0304; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:22, p. 74
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