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House Converted to Sheep Barn
House Converted to Sheep Barn
Resource Typeimage
TitleHouse Converted to Sheep Barn
Coverage / Yearc. 1890
DescriptionThis building on the Leo Miller farm was constructed as a residence in the 1870s. Twenty years later, it was converted to a sheep barn.
InterpretationFarmers would often build better houses once they prospered -- especially at the turn of the 20th century. Old houses had many uses.
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; Houses; Sheep; Barns
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0306; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:24, p. 75
CONTENTdm file name785423832002_mch0306.jpg
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