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Stratford centennial
(1891-1991)

Stratford area farming,   pp. 264-270


Page 267

A barn raising was a community event. Friends and neighbors would come for miles around and raise a barn in a few days.
The women came along to help in the kitchen. There was usually tables so full of food they would sag in the middle.
A barn raising at the August Drexler Sr. Farm in 1917. Courtesy of the Drexler Family.
A barn raising crew taking a picture break at the August Drexler Sr. Farm in 1917. Courtesy of the Drexler Family.


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