Kentucky Barns

Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass

by Carol Peachee

Introduction by Janie-Rice Brother

Published by: Indiana University Press

272 Pages, 10.00 x 8.00 x 0.00 in, 395 color illus.

  • Hardcover
  • 9780253042743
  • Published: September 2019


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  • eBook
  • 9780253042774
  • Published: September 2019


From horses to tobacco to bourbon, the barn is at the heart of Kentucky's heritage and industry and is a staple of the Bluegrass landscape. In Kentucky Barns: Agricultural Heritage of the Bluegrass, Carol Peachee showcases the barns with exquisite photography.

From elegant Thoroughbred farms to historical treasures like the 1803 stone barn of Runnymede Farm in Bourbon County, Peachee travels across the state to capture and preserve the diverse architecture, heritage, and design that make these structures special. A beautiful tribute to the legacy of the Bluegrass State, Kentucky Barns features nearly 400 full-color photos of both the interior and exterior of these beautiful and functional icons of American culture and industry.