2015 The Year of the Pennsylvania Barn

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Pennsylvania legislature has declared 2015 the year of the Pennsylvania Barn!  What does this mean? It is to raise awareness among barn owners and community residents and create a boost in the preservation movement.  Read the article below to learn more about this great declaration as well as to see how you can get involved in your own community.

Pennsylvania Barn Characteristics: A main characteristic of a Pennsylvania barn includes one side of the structure extending out over its foundation. The barn is banked into the land, with the lower level accessible from the front and the upper level from the back.

http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/state-legislature-declares-the-year-of-the-pennsylvania-barn/article_89ecb18c-e368-11e4-9ab2-57980dd44250.html?fb_action_ids=10206937430295711&fb_action_types=og.comments

Be sure to click over and learn about the Jones Log Barn located right in Tredyffrin

http://tredyffrinhistory.org/?page_id=36

 

 

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