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Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State by Cynthia Falk

By Cynthia Falk

Barns of latest York explores and celebrates the rural and architectural range of the Empire State-from ny to Lake Erie, the Southern Tier to the North Country-providing a different compendium of the vernacular structure of rural ny. via descriptions of the looks and dealing of consultant historical farm structures, Barns of recent York additionally serves as an authoritative reference for historical maintenance efforts around the state.

Cynthia G. Falk connects agricultural buildings-both extant examples and people lengthy gone-with the goods and techniques they made and make attainable. nice awareness is paid not just to major barns but in addition to agricultural outbuildings equivalent to bird coops, smokehouses, and windmills. Falk extra emphasizes the categories of constructions used to aid the cultivation of goods in particular linked to the Empire country, together with hops, apples, cheese, and maple syrup.

Enhanced via greater than 2 hundred modern and historical pictures and different photos, this booklet presents ancient, cultural, and monetary context for figuring out the agricultural panorama. In an appendix are lists of ancient farm constructions open to the general public at residing background museums and old websites. via a better know-how of the structures stumbled on on farms all through long island, readers will come away with an elevated appreciation for the state's wealthy agricultural and architectural legacy.

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