Speed Horse Barns @ Missouri State Fair Grounds

pettis County

Even though a recent survey of Missouri citizens showed that more than 90% of the respondents expressed support of the preservation/renovation of the historic buildings of the Fairgrounds, these historic frame barns have been allowed to deteriorate, and have been demolished a few at a time. Recently, the State Fair Site Administrator notified the State Historic Preservation Office that the last two barns are slated for demolition after the 2002 Fair season.

Listed in 2002.

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