Blairsburg, IA - The William Oakland Round Barn

Point of Interest in Blairsburg, IA

The William Oakland Round Barn is an historic building located near Blairsburg in rural Hamilton County, Iowa. The true round barn measures 50 feet (15 m) in diameter. It is constructed of clay tiles and features a conical roof, aerator, a small dormer on the west side and a larger one on the east side as well as a 16 feet (4.9 m) central silo. William T. Oakland had this structure built in 1910 as a combination hog and sale barn. The ground floor was used for farrowing, while the sale ring was on the upper level. The 16 windows in roof provided light to the sales area. The barn has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986.

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Off U.S. Route 69
Blairsburg, IA 50034

Hamilton County, IA

Hamilton County, IA

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will find stories about the contributions made by farmers/ranchers located throughout our county and of course you will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Hamilton County, IA page.