industry and refuge

By: Lesley

Jun 28 2011

Category: Fergus

11 Comments

Aperture:f/4
Focal Length:6.1mm
ISO:125
Shutter:1/160 sec
Camera:DMC-ZS7

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

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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


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