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Dating Barns in New Jersey with Dendrochronology

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Barn Tour, Events | Comments Off on Dating Barns in New Jersey with Dendrochronology

Dating Barns in Holland Township, New Jersey with Dendrochronology (Part 1) This month’s post was written by NBA member and Historic Preservation Consultant, Carla Cielo.  She has been working hard for many years to raise awareness of historic barns in her area and will be featuring some of the results of this work during the first-ever Dendro-Dated Barn Tour later this month on October 17th. Dendrochronology which is commonly known as tree ring dating, derives the felling date of the trees that were used to build a structure. At $2,000 a barn, few can afford the luxury of dating...

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NBA 2015 Annual Meeting Details!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Barn Tour, Conferences | 1 comment

As you may have already heard, this year the National Barn Alliance (NBA) will be holding its Annual Membership Meeting in conjunction with the Indiana Barn Foundation’s (IBF) 2nd Annual Meeting and Conference in Indianapolis, IN.  But we don’t want to take away from all the fun of what the IBF has in store!  So we have decided to hold our meeting on the morning of Sunday, July 19th at 9:30 am. We will be physically getting together at the hotel that morning (Comfort Inn, 3514 South Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN), but – as usual – any NBA member can phone into the...

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NBA Partners with Indiana Barn Foundation for 2015 Conference

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Barn Tour, Conferences, Teamwork & Timbers | Comments Off on NBA Partners with Indiana Barn Foundation for 2015 Conference

Indiana Barn Foundation and National Barn Alliance Coming Together July 18th to Talk Barn Preservation!  Some of our biggest barn-loving fans are certainly aware of the great strides that the Indiana Barn Foundation (IBF) has made in its first two years, but the NBA couldn’t be more excited to travel to Indianapolis next month for the organization’s 2nd Annual Meeting and Conference at the Normandy Barn of the Indiana State Fairgrounds from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, July 18th.  If you missed the NBA in Indianapolis for the 2013 National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference,...

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Bucks’ Barns are Back!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Barn Tour, Conferences, Featured Barn | Comments Off on Bucks’ Barns are Back!

This post comes to us from our Vice President, Jeffrey Marshall – a man that wears a number of hats!  Marshall is also the current President of the Historic Barn and Farm Foundation of Pennsylvania and President of the Heritage Conservancy, a non-profit organization that advocates for saving much of Bucks County, PA’s historic and natural resources.  This post highlights Jeff’s latest work to gather lovers of historic barns and timber-framing construction together to marvel at some of the nation’s earliest surviving agricultural buildings.  We sure hope you can join...

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Barn Again! in Indiana – September 19, 2014

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Barn Tour, workshop | 1 comment

This guest post by Raina Regan, a preservationist working hard to bring attention to barn preservation at Indiana Landmarks, the statewide “nonprofit organization, fighting to defend architecturally unique, historically significant, and communally cherished properties…” in Indiana.  NBA is thrilled to see the dedication of those barn-loving Hoosiers!  This Barn Again! workshop is not a new thing for Indiana Landmarks and they sure know how to do it right – don’t miss out on this great event. Although located directly east of metropolitan Indianapolis, Hancock...

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