Barn Keepers is a McLean County, Illinois-based not-for-profit organization devoted to the documentation, preservation, restoration, and celebration of area barns.
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Upcoming Barn Keepers programs:
Thursday, September 12: Doug Parrett, professor emeritus, Animal Science, University of Illinois, will speak on the architecturally fascinating topic of round barns. From 2012-2017, Dr. Parrett served as Head of the Department of Animal Sciences.
Come hear all about how in the early 20th century, the U of I played a leading role in the promotion and popularity of the American round barn. Doug’s talk begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Evergreen FS Building, 402 Hershey Rd., Bloomington. The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Saturday, September 14: Join us for our 15th annual Barn Tour! This year we’ll be highlighting some dozen barns in Lexington and Money Creek townships of McLean County. For more information, check out our Barn Tour page!