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November 6, 2016

The old red barn. It is a beautiful sight that I have the privilege of viewing from my bedroom window every morning. I still have horses that live in my old red barn.

People make such wonderful comments on these pictures when I share them. Old barns symbolize something...

November 3, 2016

(Middletown, PA) -- Work has started on an historic barn in the mid state that is getting moved to Lancaster County; crews are disassembling the Star Barn piece by piece.


Each piece of the barn in Dauphin County is getting taken down, numbered, and preserved for reasse...

November 3, 2016

As social feeds fill with seasonal photos of carved pumpkins, children frolicking on hay bales, and rural road trips, it’s clear the country’s agrarian past still exerts a strong pull. In our popular imagination, fall and farms are inexorably intertwined, with the icon...

Barns are as American as apple pie—emblematic of our agricultural heritage and rural character. But around the United States, many older and historic barns are deteriorating and disappearing, threatened by changing farming practices, urban sprawl, and the complexities...

October 9, 2016

Charles Bultman is an architect in Ann Arbor, Michigan who has been saving and adapting old, unwanted, barns into new uses; including homes, offices and retail spaces. 

The scene is easily conjured; a barn in a field, quietly marking time. It’s a picture that...

May 1, 2016

How many barns are there in Indiana? How many are still in use? And of those left, where are they located, what types do they represent, and what do we know about their original uses and cultural roots? Unfortunately, the answer to all of these questions is “Your guess...

Should you restore it? Bulldoze it, sell it, or save it? Pray that the next big wind will just take it away? Barns are as unique as their owners, and the solution to a rundown barn will largely depend on what you’d like to get out of it. Livestock shelter? Storage? Kee...

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