Octagon Barn (Jamaica, Iowa)

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Octagon Barn, Richland Township
Octagon Barn (Jamaica, Iowa) is located in Iowa
Octagon Barn (Jamaica, Iowa)
Nearest city Jamaica, Iowa
Coordinates 41°49′24″N 94°20′10″W / 41.82333°N 94.33611°W / 41.82333; -94.33611Coordinates: 41°49′24″N 94°20′10″W / 41.82333°N 94.33611°W / 41.82333; -94.33611
Built 1881
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Other
Governing body Private
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP June 30, 1986

The Octagon Barn built in 1881 is an historic octagonal barn located near Jamaica in Richland Township, Guthrie County, Iowa. On June 30, 1986, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1] The metal band Slipknot filmed the music video for Psychosocial here.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ Harris, Chris (2008-07-17). "Slipknot's Clown On 'Psychosocial' Video: 'Our Goal Has Always Been To Infect'". MTV. Retrieved 2008-07-18.