Historic Barns Store Memories And Community Spirit

Two great, old barns being lovingly maintained, restored by committed owners in two south central Kansas communities.

Published on: Feb 7, 2012

By Rhonda McCurry

The famous Warkentin Barn at Halstead has its place as a National Historical Landmark and its owners Jere Dean and Mickey Fornaro-Dean, love having that piece of history as home to their beloved horses.

In nearby Mount Hope, the three grandsons of the builder of the Bardshar Barn, take pride in maintaining and restoring the historic barn that is part of the family legacy.

This slideshow offers a look at the two barns and the families that own them.


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