The Historic Barns of Nipmoose (the Scottish Barn, German Barn and Corn Crib) are extraordinary examples of early timber framed structures. Positioned centrally on the 123 acre Nipmoose Farm in Buskirk, the three barns stand as testaments to America’s agricultural heritage.
The remarkable timber framing of America’s early barns can be credited to master builders who emigrated from countries such as England, Scotland, Germany and Holland. The building techniques of these skilled craftsmen reflected cultural traditions they had learned in their countries of origin.
While the early timber framers adapted their designs according to the availability of materials and the needs of the settlers, they nevertheless still built structures with distinctive, culturally derived styles. More