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Michigan Barn Tour. Beauties of Central Michigan.

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Featured Barn, The Barn Journal | Comments Off on Michigan Barn Tour. Beauties of Central Michigan.

The wind mills worked overtime as a cold wind whipped over the Michigan landscape as snow flurries fell from clouds. Both reminded everyone on the Michigan Barn Preservation Network annual conference bus tour that it was still winter. While the winter was cold, the mood on the tour was warm and excited to see beautiful barns. There were nine barns on this all day tour. Every barn has a story. 1. Auto-Owners Insurance Company Barn. This barn was originally built to house dairy cattle and contained one of the early milking parlor systems in Michigan. It is one of the very few Gothic style...

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Need Holiday Gifts for that Barn Lover? New Barn-focused Books

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Barn Preservation, Books, The Barn Journal | Comments Off on Need Holiday Gifts for that Barn Lover? New Barn-focused Books

Looking for a gift for your barn lover? There are two new books out and worth taking a look at. Bygone Treasures and Timeless Beauties: The Barns of Old Milton County by Robert Meyers. This is the first book to document in words and beautiful color photographs the barns and the people who have made their marks on a historically significant region of Georgia. It takes the reader from the oldest barns in the region to some of the magnificent new horse facilities that will become the historic treasures of tomorrow. Charles Leik, president of the National Barn Alliance, gives his...

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