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Thumb Octagon Barn, Gagetown
(4.5/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
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.

Daily tours are available for public viewing along with a major festival held the weekend after Labor day.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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...  more »
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  • 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
  • Nice place to bring your family and see some historical history
  • 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