The 2021 DeKalb County Barn Tour will be in Sandwich Township, located in the southeast corner of DeKalb County. The tour includes several barns of various architectural styles. Come take a tour and explore the unique history behind each of these farms.
Scroll down for more information on the barns and the tour itself, including locations, dates, times, and tickets.
2021 Barn Tour
2021 Barn Tour Locations
Oakdale Farm Barn
15101 W. Sandwich Road, Sandwich, IL
Fraser Family Barn
3161 W Sandwich Rd, Sandwich, IL
11210 Pine Rd, Somonauk, IL
41*40.4548 N, 88*43.6877 W
Banks Farm Barn
1252 Council Road, Somonauk, IL
1401 Suydam Road Sandwich, IL
Davis Family Barn
4220 W Sandwich Road, Sandwich, IL
United Presbyterian Church
14030 Chicago Road, Somonauk, IL
What is it?
The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of barn sites within DeKalb County hosted by the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association, Inc. and the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center. Participants will receive a map and guide book containing hand-drawn sketches of each barn as well as the barn's history, style and use. For an additional price, five-year anniversary books will be available. Participants drive to each location in any order for a tour of the barn(s). Purchase your event ticket at any of the eight locations. Be aware that this is an outdoor activity that may involve walking on uneven ground.
Admission is $25 per vehicle (buses extra) (museum members receive a $5 discount).