Barns of Connecticut

With over a hundred color photographs, Barns of Connecticut captures historic and noteworthy barns from around the state. The book discusses the importance of barns, past and present, to agriculture in Connecticut and offers an introduction to the architectural and functional roles these structures played in our early history. Through text, diagrams, and color photographs, it tells a story of change and continuity. Form the earliest colonial structures to the low steel buildings of modern dairy farms, barns have adapted to meet the needs of each generation; they’ve stored wheat, hay, tobacco, and housed the farm’s animal population. These enduring structures display the optimism, ingenuity, hard work, and practicality of the people who tend land and livestock throughout the state.

Wesleyan University Press.  Hardcover 8”x10”, 180 pages. 140 illustrations.  Order through