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Barns Without Corners

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

barns without corners

Kevin and Patsy Alderson will discuss the history and purpose of round barns, and why they fell out of favor. Also included will be information about Algie Shivers, who along with his crew build many of the round barns in the area. Algie is the son of Thomas Shivers, who was born into slavery in Tennessee and came to Cheyenne Valley near Hillsboro after the Civil War. Patsy Alderson’s paintings of Vernon County will be featured as well.

*All times, locations, and programs are subject to change.


April 27
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Vernon County Museum and History Center
410 S. Center Ave.
Viroqua, WI 54665
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