Great Uncle Chester Clore’s Barn, Bargersville Indiana
In the early days of the 20th century, two brothers worked on the properties that were began by their father near Bargersville Indiana, my mother was born in the Farmhouse on one side of the road, Guy Clore’s farm, and the other brother, Chester Clore owned the Round barn shown in the above and left photos on the other side of the road.
SSE of Bargersville, Union Township. IN135 S. 1.0 miles from jct with IN144 at the SE corner of Bargersville to the barn on the E. side of the road up a driveway 0.1 miles at 1851 N SR135. K farms, round, yellow metal siding, windowed cupola, 2-pitch roof, excellent condition.
(Floor Family, 70′, 1918, restored 2007, IN-85-02) SE of Akron, Pleasant Township, Wabash County, IN. IN114 SE 6.4 miles from jct with IN14 at Akron, S. on CR700W 0.7 miles to the barn on the W. side of the road. (3-25-08, N40 59.369 W85 55.673) photo by Mark Comstock & Larry Baker
(Spurgeon, 50′, 1914, IN-80-02) NW of Tipton, Prairie Township, Tipton County, IN. IN28 W. 4.7 miles from jct with IN19 in Tipton, N. on US31 7.4 miles, W. on CR550N 0.1 miles to the barn on the N. side of the road at the Kelley Agricultural History Museum. (3-28-05, N40° 23.010′, W86° 07.736′) [This barn was moved from Jefferson Township, 2 miles W. of Ekin near the intersection of 600S & 975W on the W. side of the road.
(60′, 1905, IN-48-06) E. of Frankton, Lafayette Township, Madison County, IN. IN128 E. 5.2 miles from jct with RR tracks in Frankton to the barn on the S. side of the road at 735 SR128. (3-23-01, N40° 13.152′, W85° 41.100′)
(12 sided, 50′, 1914, IN-48-04) SW of Chesterfield, Union Township, Madison County, IN. IN232 SW 1.3 miles from jct with IN32 in Chesterfield, S. on 300E 0.5 miles, E. on 100S 0.05 miles to the barn on the N. side of the road at 3094 E CR100S. (3-23-01, N40° 05.494′, W85° 36.817′)
(Door Prairie, 9 sided, 50′, 1878, IN-46-01) SE of La Porte, Pleasant Township, LaPorte County, IN. US35 SE 1.7 miles from jct with IN2 in La Porte to the barn on the E. side of the road (at jct with Crescent). (3-6-01, N41° 35.407′, W86° 42.167′)
(Rankin, 50′, 1908, IN-38-02) NNE of Pennville, Penn Township, Jay County, IN. IN1 N. 4.4 miles from jct with IN22 in Pennville, E. on IN18 2.0 miles to the barn on the N. side of the road at 6738 W SR18. (3-22-01, N40° 33.238′, W85° 06.640′)
(Stuckwish, 60′, 1910-1, IN-36-01) ESE of Medora, Driftwood Township, Jackson County, IN. IN235 E. 2.6 miles from jct with Sparksville Rd. in Medora, S. on CR575W (changes to CR460W) 0.5 miles to the barn on the W. side of the road at 4405 S 460W. (7-11-02, N38° 48.763′, W86° 07.639′)
(Littleton, 102′ x 100′, 1903, IN-30-02) SE of McCordsville, Vernon Township, Hancock County, IN. CR600W S. 1.8 miles from jct with US36 at McCordsville, E. on CR600N 1.4 miles to the barn on the N. side of the road up a driveway 0.2 miles. (6-19-00, N39° 52.355′, W85° 53.412′)
(70′, 1936, IN-27-02) WNW of Sweetser, Richland Township, Grant County, IN. IN18 W. 2.0 miles from jct with CR500W Sweetser, N. on CR700W 0.7 miles to the barn on the W. side of the road at 2251. (3-22-01, N40 35.083 W85 48.452) Photo by Mark Comstock & Larry Baker.
(Haimbaugh, 72′, 1914, IN-25-05) NNE of Rochester, section 19, Newcastle Township, Fulton County, IN. IN25 N. 3.5 miles from jct with IN14 to the barn on the W. side of the road. There is a 20’ wide shed built halfway around the barn. (7-15-00, N41° 06.776′, W86° 11.155′)
(Bert Leedy, 60′, 1924, IN-25-01) NNW of Rochester, Richland Township, Fulton County, IN. US31 N. 3.8 miles from jct with IN14 to the barn on the W. side of road at the Fulton County Museum. (7-15-00, N41° 06.527′, W86° 14.458′)
(McDivitt, 1904, IN-21-01) NE of Connersville, Waterloo Township, Fayette County, IN. IN44 E. 4.1 miles from jct with IN1 in Connersville, N. on CR450E 5.5 miles, E. on CR500N 0.5 miles to the barn on the S. side of the road. (6-28-01, N39° 42.848′, W85° 02.668′)
This is the barn as it stood on the farm on Plymouth-Goshen Trail near Bremen in Marshall County, IN. It was built by Phillip Launderman of Bremen for Fred Aker Sr., farm owner. In 1991, the owners, Bernie and Shelly Schrone, donated the round barn to Amish Acres. Thanks to Shirley Willard of the Fulton County Historical Society.
(80′ x 75′, 1908, IN-18-04) S. of Albany, Delaware Township, Delaware County, IN. Mississinewa St. (N CR800 E) SSW (curves S.) 2.4 miles from jct with IN28 in Albany to the barn on the W. side of the road. (6-23-00, N40° 15.957′, W85° 14.239′)
(Bob Hawkins, 1900s, IN-14-02 – Gone early 1990s) SW of Odon, Elmore Township, Daviess County, IN. IN58 W. 3.4 miles from jct with CR900E on the E. edge of Odon, S. on CR575E 1.9 miles to the barn on the E. side of the road. (1972) Photo by Fred Yenerall, submitted by Judy Thomas via Mike MacCarter.
(Clendenning, 66′ x 70′, 1912, IN-12-05) S. of Mulberry, Madison Township, Clinton County, IN. S. Main (CR850W) S. 2.0 miles from jct with IN38 in Mulberry, W. on CR200N 0.5 miles, S. on CR900W 0.7 miles to the barn on the E. side of the road. (3-23-01, N40° 18.326′, W86° 40.468′)
(W.C. Johnson, 1910, IN-12-01 – Moved to Arcanum, OH) E. of Frankfort, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, IN. US421/IN28 E. (curves S.) 6.7 miles from jct with IN28 in Frankfort, E. on IN28 7.0 miles, S. on CR1300E 1.3 miles to the barn on the E. side of the road. (1982, approx location) Thanks to Fred Beals & Mike MacCarter.
(1912, IN-08-01) SW of Cutler, Democrat Township, Carroll County, IN. IN75 S. 1.2 miles from jct with Main St. in Cutler, W. on CR600S 1.4 miles to the barn on the N. side of the road. (7-14-00, N40° 27.647′, W86° 33.061′)
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