Hay Barn

At the time of its construction, the Hay Barn was near the center of farming activity, but as more land was purchased and the farming moved elsewhere, the structure was no longer needed as a hay press.

 

Following a fire in January 1915, the building remained abandoned. Doris Duke used the ruins as an outdoor sculpture gallery, placing individual marble statues of human figures in linear arrangements along the walls, which can still be seen today.

Historical Photo of the Hay Barn

Historical Photo of the Hay Barn


Access to the Hay Barn

To get to the Hay Barn, visitors can hike or bike from the Orientation Center which is approximatly a 1 mile round-trip (Use Site Map to determine route).

 

For those needing special assitance: The closest Tram stop is located on Habitat Lane. 

 

 
 
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