You Will Fall In Love With These 12 Beautiful Old Barns In North Dakota
North Dakota’s history has widely centered around agriculture and that still rings true today. Throughout the decades, generations of families have continued working the land and making a living through farming. There is one thing that usually stays around the longest on these farms, and that’s the barn. These barns have history in themselves. They hold countless stories and entire livelihoods of the people that use them. And quite frankly, they can be absolutely beautiful no matter how weathered and old they are.
These 12 barns in North Dakota all hold this beauty and history within them. If walls could speak, these are the places I’d listen to:
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Do you have any photos of old barns in North Dakota? Feel free to share them with Only In North Dakota to have them featured! It’s always a joy to see these amazing parts of the state and individual family histories.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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