Gambrel roof twin barn, Hamlin, 1991

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Gambrel roof twin barn, Hamlin, 1991

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This twin barn stood in Hamlin until it burnt to the ground (a case of arson) in July of 1991. It was an atypical twin barn due to the gambrel roofs, arched windows, and elaborate truss structure. Though gambrel roofs are common in the area, they are not commonly found on twin barns. The reasons for its decorative construction choices are unknown.

Though there is not an exact date, stylistic elements would place this barn's construction in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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  • Title: Gambrel roof twin barn, Hamlin, 1991
  • Creator: Julie Bayly
  • Creation Date: 1991-06-17
  • Subject Date: 1991-06-17
  • Location: Hamlin, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25.3 cm x 20.2 cm
  • Local Code: MCC-00006
  • Collection: Maine Acadian Cultural Survey Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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