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Publicity - What Others are Saying About the Iowa Barn Foundation

Links to websites containing information about the Iowa Barn Foundation and Iowa barns.

The Daily Nonpareil, Shelby County barns featured in this weekend’s statewide barn tour, Sept 23, 2017.

KWWL News story-text & video, Annual tour to show off some of Iowa's most historic barns, Sept 18, 2017.

The Hawk Eye (Burlington, IA), Iowa Barn Foundation’s all-state barn tour, Sep 7, 2017.

Quad City Times, Photos: September Barn tour, Sep 1, 2017.

The two New York Times articles (below) are out of our timeline sequence because they present a good overview -

  New York Times, If These Barns Could Talk, By Ceil Miller Bouchet, June 1, 2012.

  New York Times, Slideshow for the article, If These Barns Could Talk, June 03, 2012.

Omaha World-Herald, A labor of love as old Iowa grain elevator undergoes restoration, by Andrew J. Nelson / World-Herald staff writer, Jun 26, 2015.

Website for Save the Ross Grain Elevator, the grain elevator in the article listed above, which received a grant from the IBF.

Parkersburg Eclipse News-Review, Local barn to again be featured on Iowa Barn Foundation tour, Sept 27, 2016, about the Younker Family Heritage Farm.

Times Republican (Marshalltown, IA), Barn gets a new lease on life, Jan 24, 2016.

Des Moines Register, Take a tour: Historic barns in the Iowa countryside, Sept 30, 2015.

Nevada Journal, Five Story County barns featured on state tour, by Ronna Lawless, Sept 24, 2015.

Newton Daily news, Starek: Artist, photographer and barn lover, Friday, July 3, 2015 (Ken Starek is the Hardin County Representative for the Iowa Barn Foundation).

Barns: Icons of Our Agricultural Past. (PDF).  This article about Dubuque Area barns appeared in the July 2015 issue of Julien's Journal.

Los Angeles Times, With barns disappearing in Midwest, a preservation movement rises, Oct, 2014.

Omaha World-Herald, Across Iowa, barns in infinite variety to welcome the curious, By Andrew J. Nelson / World-Herald staff writer Sep 22, 2014.

The Daily Gazette, Barn preservationists pushing to save symbols of the heartland, Sept 2014.

Omaha World-Herald, Buy a photo of The Kraayenbrink Barn, Olivia Kraayenbrink, 8, looks out of the hay door on the second floor of the barn at the Kraayenbrink farm in Sioux Center, IA Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The Iowa Barn Foundation has organized a barn tour for northwest Iowa. Evan Kraayenbrink bought the barn, built in the 1870s, to ensure it wouldn't be torn down.

View a video from a WHO-TV newscast. WHO-TV presented a 5-minute feature about restoration of area barns made possible by the Iowa Barn Foundation, on their 10 o'clock newscast, May 20, 2014.

Omaha World-Herald, Grand old Iowa barn is standing tall, will be featured on annual tour, By Andrew J. Nelson / World-Herald staff writer Sep 24, 2013.

Chicago Tribute, Historic Iowa barns to be open in Aug 29, 2011.

Iowa Farmer Today, IBF All-State Barn Tour, dated Aug 01, 2011.

Iowa Farmer Today, Barns of Iowa, July 01, 2010.

Globe Gazette, A barn with a sense of history, by Bob Fenske, for the Globe Gazette Sep 19, 2008.

Daily Gate City, "You gotta have Faeth", a story of a barn, the only one of its kind in Iowa, and how it became a show piece (Dec 2003).

Find more links devoted to barn preservation and farming history on our web page Museums & Barns on the Web.

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