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No building served a more important function to society on the frontier of Western New York than the barn. An essential structure to the operation of early communities, the act of erecting these structures was a significant community event where settlers gathered to assist neighbors and enjoy fellowship.
County of Orleans
Orleans County, Agriculture, Town of Albion
Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., ""Raising Bees" Served as Community Building Activity" (2017). Pioneer Record. 48.