House Converted to Sheep Barn
- McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
This building on the Leo Miller farm was constructed as a residence in the 1870s. Twenty years later, it was converted to a sheep barn. Farmers would often build better houses once they prospered--especially at the turn of the 20th century. Old houses had many uses. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.