Thomas Reburn Polygonal Barn

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Thomas Reburn Polygonal Barn
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LocationOff Iowa Highway 26
New Albin, Iowa
Coordinates 43°29′30.5″N91°18′13.1″W / 43.491806°N 91.303639°W / 43.491806; -91.303639 Coordinates: 43°29′30.5″N91°18′13.1″W / 43.491806°N 91.303639°W / 43.491806; -91.303639
Arealess than one acre
Built1914
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP reference No. 86001413 [1]
Added to NRHPJune 30, 1986

The Thomas Reburn Polygonal Barn is an historic building located near New Albin in rural Allamakee County, Iowa, United States. It was built in 1914 as a beef cattle barn. The building measures 46 feet (14 m) in diameter. [2] It is a 12-sided structure that features red vertical siding and a silo that extends one story through the roof. [2] It is one of four known barns in the round barn genre that was built with a flat or near flat roof in Iowa. [3] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. 1 2 Dale Travis. "Iowa Round Barn List". Round Barns & Covered Bridges. Retrieved 2011-01-05.
  3. "Thomas Reburn Polygonal Barn". National Park Service . Retrieved 2017-11-19. with photo