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Hinsenbrock Barn

Hinsenbrock Barn, 1477 Norske Road, Decorah (Winneshiek County) – From Decorah, take IA 9 six miles east to the second entrance to Oilville Road. Turn left and go one-half mile to the first gravel road, Norske Road. Turn right and go one-half mile to farm.

Pegged barn (36×70) was built into a hill in 1878 by Peder Bakke, an original Norwegian settler in the county.  Barn retains original wooden hay drop for loose hay and has unusual double support rafters.  There are hand-hewn timbers, and pegs are in the same condition as when they were made.

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