Waveland Round Barn

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Waveland Round Barn
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Location Off U.S. Route 20
Nearest city Cushing, Iowa
Coordinates 42°29′46″N95°42′9″W / 42.49611°N 95.70250°W / 42.49611; -95.70250 Coordinates: 42°29′46″N95°42′9″W / 42.49611°N 95.70250°W / 42.49611; -95.70250
Area less than one acre
Built 1900
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP reference # 86001438 [1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1986

The Waveland Round Barn was a historic building located near Cushing in rural Ida County, Iowa, United States. Built in 1900, the barn measured 50 feet (15 m) in diameter. [2] It featured red vertical siding, a large central section with a conical roof, a wing section that surrounded the central section with a sectional roof and a hay dormer above the main entrance on the east side. The three-story central section makes this an unusual round barn in Iowa. [3] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. [1] The barn was bulldozed and the remains were burnt in March 2012. [2]

Cushing, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Cushing is a city in Woodbury County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 220 at the 2010 census.

Ida County, Iowa County in the United States

Ida County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,089. The county seat is Ida Grove. The county was authorized by the Iowa Legislature in January 1851 as a packet of projected counties in unorganized territory of western Iowa. It was named after Ida Smith, the first child of European immigrants to be born in this region.

Conical roof roof shape

A conical roof or cone roof is a roof shape, that is circular on plan and rises to terminate in a point, the whole forming a regular cone in shape.

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. 1 2 Dale Travis. "Iowa Round Barn List". Round Barns & Covered Bridges. Retrieved 2011-01-11.
  3. "NRHP Inventory Nomination - Waveland Round Barn". National Park Service . Retrieved 2015-03-30. with photo