Thumb Octagon Barn, Gagetown
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
A historical Octagon Barn is the foundation for this developing agricultural/rural life museum from the 1920's. Volunteers works daily to develop the site in an ongoing effort to offer the viewing public the best view of life in a different time.Thumb Octagon Barn is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Gagetown Edition.
Daily tours are available for public viewing along with a major festival held the weekend after Labor day.
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Just go, and check it out right out in the middle of the country, it's refreshing. Take some money and good walking shoes. It's a great family day.
Fall Family Days is great trip. It's history of the thumb and how life was back then. Life is great and to know how it was is even better.
The Octagon Barn was built a hundred years or so ago by a local banker and real estate tycoon, despite his not knowing anything, really, about farming or barns. The barn is big and beautiful, lovingly... read more »
It is unique, one a kind place and not expensive. Very low crime rate in the area.
Just a fascinating home from a earlier Era. The barn is one of a kind, glad i took a side trip to stop and see it. We got hit by a horrible rain storm so I was unable to take pictures at the end of the tourer as I had planned
Always fun going there as a kid. I remember the sorghum, donuts, and cider the most. :)
Awesome place to visit and experience how life was in the 19th century . September 678 the 2014
Interesting place for a summer tour or special event throughout the year. Fall Family Days is incredible with all the restored barns and oldtime demonstrations, huge flea and craft market and onsite food. Everyone from my toddlers to my elderly parents have a great time and learn.
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