Marshfield, World's Largest Round Barn near Highway 13

World’s Largest Round Barn

Officially called the Central Wisconsin State Fair Round Barn, this record-holder is the focal point of the fairgrounds in Marshfield. Round barns had a “boom period” between 1880 and 1920, particularly in the Midwest, as “progressive” farming methods built of principles of industrial efficiency were being implemented. Wind resistance and better air flow inside for…

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“From The State’s Largest Vacation Spot To The World’s Largest Freshwater Lake” Southern terminus: Sauk County, at I-90/94’s Exit 87 in Wisconsin Dells Northern terminus: Douglas County, at the U.S. 2/53 freeway near Superior Mileage: about 340 miles Counties along the way: Sauk, Columbia, Adams, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Clark, Taylor, Price, Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas Sample…