Nature Notes

November 4, 2010

The Shelburne Round Barn, Vermont

Filed under: Vermont — Tags: — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
The Shelbourne Round Barn, Vermont

The Shelbourne Round Barn, Vermont

About 100 years ago, round barns enjoyed a flurry of popularity after being introduced in Quaker settlements. They had some advantages as cattle could be housed in the center and feed delivered from the edges.

This round barn was initially built in 1901 in East Passumpsic, Vermont. It is eighty feet in diameter and three stories high. It was dismantled and rebuilt at the Shelburne Museum center in Vermont in 1985. Within the grounds you can also visit the Shelburne Covered Bridge.


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5 Comments »

  1. Nice photo, reminds me of my visit there a couple of years ago. I love that red color. Your visit must be very recent, because that’s what the sky and the trees have been looking like the past few days 🙂

    Comment by Hilke Breder — November 8, 2010 @ 1:16 pm

  2. Thanks Hilke

    Yes, just two weeks ago. I wish we had more time as it looked like there was a lot of interest there.

    Comment by Harold — November 8, 2010 @ 11:28 pm

  3. […] two in Vermont, the other being Pulpmill Covered Bridge. While you are there, have a look at the Shelburne Round Barn. Unfortunately we didn’t have time to visit the Museum grounds, but it looks like a great […]

    Pingback by Shelburne Covered Bridge, Vermont | Nature Notes — January 6, 2011 @ 6:02 am

  4. I would like to buy a fairly large panoramic view of this round barn picture. Is that
    possible?

    Comment by Ray — July 12, 2011 @ 7:35 pm

  5. Thank you for your interest Ray. That print is available from my stock site in sizes up to 24″ X 16″.

    You can find the link at the following

    http://tinyurl.com/69rzlae

    Thanks!!

    Comment by Harold — July 13, 2011 @ 7:40 am

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