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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Elmwood Stock Farm Barn

Picture of property 571 E 1000 Rd
Baldwin City (Douglas County)
Listed in National Register May 11, 2022

Architect: George W. Reynolds
Category: agricultural outbuilding
Thematic Nomination: Historic Agriculture Related Resources of Kansas

The Elmwood Stock Farm was owned by Mr. George W. Reynolds from 1898 to 1905. Mr. Reynolds was running a dairy operation that was supplying a substantial amount of milk to the Willow Springs Creamery in 1901.7 The barn was likely built before 1901; it’s milking parlor and processing room would have been integral to the dairy operation. Mr. Reynolds built the associated farmhouse in 1898.8 The barn is a good example a Midwest Prairie Barn. The barn is also important for its agricultural importance and reflects the rural heritage of Willow Springs Township.

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