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Marshfield in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World's Largest Round Barn

 
 
World's Largest Round Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
1. World's Largest Round Barn Marker
Inscription.
Designed and erected by
F.A. Felhofer and his six brothers for
dairy cattle shows and sales of the
Central Wisconsin State Fair
Association.

1916
Marshfield Historical Register

 
Location. 44° 39.157′ N, 90° 10.458′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from East 17th Street east of Vine Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is attached to the Round Barn (by the northern entrance door) at the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 513 East 17th Street, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshfield's City Hall Clock and Fire Bell (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Engine 2442 (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hamilton & Catherine Roddis House (approx. ¾ mile away); Eli Winch House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
 
More about this marker. The barn
World's Largest Round Barn and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
2. World's Largest Round Barn and Marker
looking south
was built in 1916 to house purebred animals in 250 stanchions.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Marshfield. Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, Round Barn. (Submitted on August 4, 2014.) 

2. Central Wisconsin State Fair. World’s Largest Round Barn. (Submitted on August 4, 2014.) 

3. Round & Polygonal Barns. Round and polygonal barns throughout the United States and Canada are cataloged on this web site. (Submitted on August 4, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
World's Largest Round Barn image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
3. World's Largest Round Barn
World's Largest Round Barn image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
4. World's Largest Round Barn
looking north
National Register of Historic Places #97000269
Listed March 21, 1997
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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