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Indiana Instagram Barn Gazing

Kelley Round Barn

6032 W. 550 N, Sharpsville, 317-385-0517

County Tipton

Built 1914

Then livestock

Now Kelley Agricultural Historical Museum and rentable wedding/events venue





  Work flow! Such a beautiful wedding!   A photo posted by Whitney 🌈 (@whitnay0403) on



Floral Hall The Round House

Floral Hall

Floral Hall      

Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E. Votaw St., Portland, 260-726-961      

County Jay    

Built 1891   

Then county-fair exhibitions and events  

Now same (listed in the National Register and known locally as “The Round House”)              





Old Tobacco Barn

Old Tobacco Barn

Old Tobacco Barn    

6764 N. Tree Farm Rd., Solsberry, 812-876-1299    

County Greene    

Built 1950s    

Then curing tobacco    

Now site of a sculpture garden and arts-and-crafts events (Fall Fun Barn Party, Oct. 3; Craft Show, Nov. 6–7)    







Barn at Beasley's Orchard

Barn at Beasley’s Orchard

Barn at Beasley’s Orchard  

2304 E. Main St., Danville, 317-745-4876  

County Hendricks  

Built 1860s  

Then hay, livestock, horses  

Now apple-processing and retail market with cider bar        






Hello October! 🍁🎃🍎 #autumncolors #autumn #pumpkin #orchard #fall #october #chrysanthemum #porch   A photo posted by Cheryl Patterson (@feltsewgood) on


Fall has started in Indiana. Pumpkin Spiced Latte and Beasley’s Apple Cider! #indiana #fall A photo posted by Amber Risk (@amber.risk) on



Strauther Pleak Round Barn

Strauther Pleak Round Barn

Strauther Pleak Round Barn

2440 N. 150 W, Greensburg, 812-663-5081

County Decatur 

Built 1911 

Then livestock and grain silage 

Now educational tours and programming (listed in the National Register)






#farmchitecture #🏠 #bkmckgoesmidwest

A photo posted by Bryan McKee (@bkmck) on



Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres

Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres

Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres

1600 W. Market St., Nappanee, 800-800-4942

County Elkhart

Built 1911

Then livestock, hay

Now plays and musicals (Plain and Fancy, through Oct. 17; Smoke on the Mountain, through Oct. 18; Harvey, Oct. 21–Nov. 8)





Ceiling of the Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres. Went with family to see #GREASE the other night.

A photo posted by Chris Beller (@chrisabeller) on

Sunset at the Acres 🌅

A photo posted by aj_ackleson (@aj_ackleson) on


Leedy Partridge Paxton Round Barn

Leedy-Partridge-Paxton Round Barn

Leedy-Partridge-Paxton Round Barn

37 E. 375 N, Rochester, 574-223-4436

County Fulton

Built 1924

Then livestock, hay

Now Fulton County Round Barn Museum (in the self-proclaimed “Round Barn Capital of the World”)









I guess you could call her my main squeeze 😜

A photo posted by Cody Cox (@cody1cox) on

Since first joining Indianapolis Monthly in 2000, West has written about a wide range of subjects including crime, history, arts and entertainment, pop culture, politics, and food. His feature stories have twice been noted in the Best American Sports Writing anthology and have received top honors from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. “The Collapse,” West’s account of the 2011 Indiana State Fair tragedy, was a 2013 National City and Regional Magazine Awards finalist in the category of Best Reporting. He lives on the near-east side.