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Historic Preservation & Archaeology > Learn About Topics > Buildings & Bridges > Architectural Styles > Tobacco Barn Style Tobacco Barn Style

Tobacco Barn Style
A Tobacco Barn
Jefferson County, IN
DRAWING BY AUDRA CIURAITE

 

Many tobacco barns are built in the transverse frame barn form, with long aisles running parallel to the roof ridge and doors located in the narrow ends. Tobacco barns typically have louvered or hinged openings to aid the curing process.