Patrick Donmoyer on Hex Signs (or Barn Stars)
This is a recording in 2019 of Patrick Donmoyer talking about hex signs or barn stars at the Kutztown Folk Festival. Patrick is an expert and has written a very informative book on the topic, Hex Signs: Myth and Meaning in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars (Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center). He has recently co-authored a book about a pre-eminent barn star painter: Painter of the Stars: The Life and Work of Milton J. Hill (1887-1972) (Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center.
You can get these books and learn more at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
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Donmoyer, Patrick, "Patrick Donmoyer on Hex Signs (or Barn Stars)" (2019). Kutztown Folk Festival Performers. 2.