Three SW Iowa Barns Included on Barn Tour


September 29th, 2011 by admin

Three southwest Iowa farms will be included in the Iowa Barn Foundation’s all-state barn tour this fall.

The tour across the state will feature historic barns that will be open to the public. The two day tour will be October 15 and 16 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM both days.

The three barns in southwest Iowa include the Finken barn in Harrison County, located at 3005 335th St. It was built in 1917.

The second barn is the Heflin barn located at 837 Orange Road in Harlan. It was built In 1901 and is said to be the only kind of its barn still remaining.

Also on the tour is the Kochersperger barn, located at 64094 Highway 59 in Mills County. It was built in 1941.

The two day tour is free and is meant to encourage barn preservation in the state.