Mt. Vernon, Iowa: American Gothic Barn

Drive-by art -- an old barn has one side painted as Grant Wood's "American Gothic." The rendition was created by Mark Benesh in 2008.
Address:
1278 US Hwy 30, Mt. Vernon, IA
Directions:
On highway 30 a few miles west of Mt. Vernon near Palisades Kepler State Park.
Hours:
Private property - visible from highway.
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American Gothic barn. American Gothic Barn

The American Gothic barn is worth the stop -- however had to pull over on the side of the highway.

[Weisys, 09/29/2013]
American Gothic Barn. American Gothic Barn

A barn on Highway 30 west of Mt.Vernon, Iowa is painted with the image of the Grant Wood painting, "American Gothic." It's very well done.

[R Dickson, 06/25/2012]

The owner of the old barn commissioned artist Mark Benesh in 2008 to render a drive-by version of the famous painting.

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