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Old Pennsylvania German Barn

Old Pennsylvania German Barn

Old Pennsylvania German Barn The barn is located on the property of the 1756 Troxell-Steckel house, Egypt, Pennsylvania. It is in the “banked barn” or Swiss style as the ground in the rear of the barn is banked up to the large door on the barn’s second floor, allowing easy access for storage. Animals were kept on the lower level. The barn houses many historic farm and shop tools, wagons and other historic artifacts. “hex signs” were though to be able to ward off evil spirits.

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