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March 8, 2014 11:35 PM

Tobacco barns, no longer in use, are disappearing from the landscape

Tobacco use has declined sharply, and the barns where the crop was cured face an uncertain fate. Thousands of them have disappeared, and many that remain, in Kentucky and elsewhere, are in disrepair. Preservationist are seeking to save that part of agricultural history, but the funding is limited.

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