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Fulton State Hospital’s “brick barn” has been declared an endangered historic building by Missouri Preservation. Built in the late 1800s, the barn has fallen into disuse, but will be transfered over to the city for potential reappropriation.

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Missouri Preservation declares Fulton State Hospital barns endangered

With 330 farmers leaving the business each week in America due to urbanization, new farming and building practices, and the inability to keep up with major agribusinesses, Missouri Preservation named the state’s 35,000 historic barns and homesteads as some of the historic buildings at the greatest risk of deterioration in their 2012 list of Missouri’s most endangered historic places.


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