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D.H. Day Farmstead, Dairy-Horse Barn, Route 109, Glen Arbor, Leelanau County, MI



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B&W Photos

HB645845
Northeast (front) Elevation

HB645846
Perspective View Of Southeast Side And Northeast Front

HB645847
Perspective View Of Northwest Side And Northeast (front)


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Location
Route 109, Glen%2BArbor, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MI-257-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N18).
Building/structure dates: 1890 initial construction
Significance: Concrete floors throughout lower level - gutters patched level, no mangers or stall partitions extant. Concrete 14" thick walls on west, north, & east with wood windows & doors inset (silo walls 12", hyphen walls 8"). Concrete block 6" thick interior partition walls added after initial construction based on wood framing. South gable end wall heavy timber frame on concrete sills with central feed/wagon door & flanking animal doors. Generous interior width of 37'-8" is 2' to 4' wider than typical dairy barn facilitating subsequent adaptation of this dairy barn for larger horse stalls for tourism in the 1920's. Modern airlock added recently on west side. Ground floor now used as paint shop.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTHEAST SIDE AND NORTHEAST FRONT
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTHWEST SIDE AND NORTHEAST (FRONT)


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