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  • Dogue Run Farm, of six hundred fifty acres, lay back of Union Farm and upon it in 1793 stood the grist mill and later a distillery and the famous sixteen-sided "new circular barn, now finishing on a new construction; well calculated, it is conceived, for getting grain out of the straw more expeditiously than the usual mode of threshing."

    George Washington: Farmer

  • Dogue Run Farm, of six hundred fifty acres, lay back of Union Farm and upon it in 1793 stood the grist mill and later a distillery and the famous sixteen-sided “new circular barn, now finishing on a new construction; well calculated, it is conceived, for getting grain out of the straw more expeditiously than the usual mode of threshing.”

    George Washington Farmer

  • Dogue Run Farm: described, 62, 63; rotation plans for, 120; sixteen-sided barn built upon, 124; excellent threshing floor of this barn, 125; rented to Lawrence Lewis, 127; conjuring negroes at, 213; given to Lawrence Lewis and his wife, 227; financial return from in 1798, 287.

    George Washington Farmer

  • As a central feature for Santa Maria degli Angeli in Florence, he designed a dome resting on a substructure, octagonal on the interior and sixteen-sided on the exterior.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • It is an eight-angled, domed building, 54 feet in diameter, with a sixteen-sided circumference of 120 feet, and a height of 124 feet.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • A repetition of the process gave sixteen-sided pillars.

    A History of Greek Art

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