Due to an 1894 fire necessitating rebuilding, Barry's business district is a turn-of-the-century architectural delight.Look for some interesting antique and craft shops in town.Barry is a progressive community that prides itself on being “business friendly”.The development of the Barry Business Park has spurred economic growth both inside and outside of the business park.Griggsville, another former Pike County apple producer, pays homage to the apple each This 1858 house was renovated by local citizens and is used as a community center as well as housing personal effects of Nellie Grant Sartoris Jones. The friendly folks here are rebuilding and trying to get back to normal. Dechow, incorporated some of his rock collection in the exterior walls.Stop by the local cafe and have a cup of coffee and offer them some encouragement Hull Museum The Hull Museum is operated by "Hull History Lives, Inc.". You will be able to identify other objects such as Indian artifacts, antiques jugs, Model T caps, old playing marbles and rattlesnake rattles.Atlas, the oldest town in the county, was the county seat from 1824-1833.
Route 106 also runs through Barry with Kinderhook to the west and Pittsfield to the east.
Located in an old bank building, the museum features local memorabilia as well as a library section with genealogical records, old clippings and other means of tracing family history. Both buildings were filled with water during the Great Flood of '93. In 1993 it was chosen as one of the twelve most unique post offices in the United States. In Milton you will see an old bandstand in the middle of the town square.
Artifacts were removed before the flood and will be returned when the buildings are repaired. Bandstands were in most Pike County towns years ago. In the fall Milton celebrates their agricultural heritage with the Milton Corn Carnival held the fourth weekend in September, with lots of activity around the bandstand.
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We invite you to tour our communities, including Pittsfield, our county seat.