One person’s art is another’s broken rule



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HANCOCK COUNTY — Christine Barnes was destined to paint… well, barns.

“I love barns, my maiden name is Barnes and I married a Barnes,” said Barnes, who with her husband owns Barn Painting & Advertising Inc. out of Hanover, Pennyslvania. The company travels the country painting barns and reviving barn-siding advertising that at one time was a staple of many scenic drives. Slogans such as “See Beautiful Rock City…” and “Chew Mailpouch Tobacco” were as well-known as anything Madison Avenue could dream up.

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