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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Farm in Illinois...


I have no idea what these symbols mean...they are on farm buildings/barns over in Illinois.  Not too far from here if I am not mistaken.  These photos are from 2009.  You think the above are a bit odd...they remind me of quilt barns but are not any pattern that I have ever seen.


then there is this...it strikes me funny every time I see it. 

11 comments:

The Furry Gnome said...

Now those are interesting patterns, much larger than I'd expect. Love the dino!

Small City Scenes said...

What fun. I wish I could sorta draw and paint and I would do that to my barn.

It is called Strawberry Hill Farm and used to have a sign on the barn but took it down about 10 yrs ago meaning to repaint and just haven't.
MB

eileeninmd said...

Hello, they do look like the quilt barns. I like the dino. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

Tom said...

...how neat!

Sandra said...

I have never seen any like these either and that is one strange barn animal.. brahahaha

Cathy H. said...

Great find! I wonder if these are considered hex signs, Pennsylvania Dutch folk art? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hex_sign
The dino? Well, that is just funny!

Judy said...

That's interesting. I hope if you ever find out you'll let us know.

Beth.."E"..Edwards said...

some one is too creative. i love it!! makes me smile. thank you for sharing. ( ;

Ida said...

They do remind me of the Amish "Hex" signs or as someone else said a Quilt pattern. The Dino though is super funny.

L. D. said...

Yes the dino is a funny looking thing. There are groups of people in our area that paint quilt pieces and place them no the barns. This reminds mine of it.

Gunn said...

Why don´t they do this around here... outside Stavanger???

Looks nice with the art on the walls!

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