The Pennsylvania Barn

The Pennsylvania Barn

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q[A] monumental study... This commendable book offers a fitting tribute to what is undoubtedly the greatest contribution of Pennsylvania Germans to the agricultural landscape.q -- qPennsylvania Mennonite HeritageqFrom Log Sweitzer to Classic Sweitzer Bams The evolution from log Sweitzers to the classic Sweitzer barn began with the use of timber frame bents in place of logs for inner mow ... The use of stone masonry construction for early classic Sweitzer barns marks the change from the uncertain frontier ... Stone structures are common in parts of the Palatine homeland of many Pennsylvania Ger- Diagram 3.1.

Title:The Pennsylvania Barn
Author:Robert F. Ensminger
Publisher:JHU Press - 2003-03-26


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