Links and Resources on barns and barn murals

Here’s a New York Times article about Iowa’s crumbling barns.

Douglas Tyler has done some wonderful work in Michigan.

Here’s a site with info about barn murals in Sharon, WI.

Patriotic themes are popular subjects for painted barns around the country.

Around 1890, painted advertisements began showing up on barns. The most common ads were for Mail Pouch chewing tobacco.

There are several areas of the country where barn quilts are common. Here’s some in Wisconsin.

There are quite a number of barn quilts in Grundy County, Iowa. Here’s their website with lots of pictures.

A Quilt Barn Trail website in Kentucky.

Here’s more on barn quilts and some pictures.