Historic Judy Barn disappears
April 2, 2020
A 100-year-old landmark barn is no more. On Saturday, the octagonal built Judy Barn was disposed of. It will no longer be a landmark for travelers making their way along Highway 36. For Jewell County residents, it was a historical landmark that reminded them of another time. Located between Mankato and Montrose, this barn was rich in local history and the history of four generations of the Judy family.
It all began with Alexander Judy. He was raised in Missouri but longed to become a cowboy and cattleman so he headed to Colorado where he worked on a ranch. He quickly started his own cattl...