Hauser’s Sears-Roebuck Barn – Bayfield, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 46° 49.533 W 090° 50.498
15T E 664621 N 5188040
Quick Description: Perched high on a hill overlooking Bayfield and Lake Superior, Hauser’s orchard and farm is one of the area’s most visited tourist spots.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2013 3:44:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ9PM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 1

Long Description:
Perched high on a hill overlooking Bayfield and Lake Superior, Hauser’s orchard and farm is one of the area’s most visited tourist spots. This historic barn was ordered and shipped from Sears Roebuck in 1928 at a cost of less than $900 and was assembled locally. Used as cattle barn until the 1950’s, it is now a tourist attraction; visitors to the orchard are invited to climb to the hayloft where a “Superior View” awaits the avid photographer. A vast collection of hats decorate the interior walls and ceiling; and farm antiques and tractor collections are also to be admired. The barn is open from May 1 through October 31, but it can be seen from the road at any time of the year.
Construction: Wood

Is this a 'working' barn?: Other (describe below)

Other:
Tourist attraction.


Distinctive Features: Other (describe below)

Other Distinctive Features:
Sears-Roebuck 1928 mail order barn.


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