industry and refuge

By: Lesley

Jun 28 2011

Category: Fergus


Focal Length:6.1mm
Shutter:1/0 sec

Next door to the Wellington County Museum (see yesterday’s post) is a large barn.  The former House of Industry and Refuge operated as a self sufficient industrial farm where the ‘inmates’ (as they were called) took part in the raising of livestock and the growing of crops.

Participating in Barn Charm

11 comments on “industry and refuge”

  1. Neat shot, Lesley. I’ve seen that barn. 🙂

  2. Lovely old barn! I like the perspective.

  3. This is a beauty…looks so well taken care of. And built so strong and true. I wish i could go inside.

  4. I love the colour of this barn and interesting to learn of its history. I’ll have to search this one out!

  5. This is one of those one in a million barns…so beautifully kept. Love the paint job. It looks so picturesque sitting there. Lovely capture. Genie

  6. Love that GREEN one! Rare to see that color on a barn. Great capture!

  7. What a great barn! I love the color, the size and the windows.

  8. Very nice & beautiful barn… don’t see green ones too often! =)

    Thanks so much for joining

  9. Love the greens in this shot – nice one!

  10. Very beautiful barn and love the green color not the usual red. Happy Tuesday!

    Barn Charm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: