Posts Tagged "Virginia"

Things will be warming up at our 2013 Winter Meeting!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in barn education, Barn Preservation, Events | Comments Off on Things will be warming up at our 2013 Winter Meeting!

As some of our members may already be aware, we are holding our Winter Board Meeting in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in partnership with the University of Mary Washington on February 15th-17th, 2013.  The focus of this year’s meeting, building mutually beneficial partnerships, could not be more timely given the economic climate! Special guests at this year’s meeting include undergraduate and graduate students, many in Historic Preservation programs, who will present their work to research and document historic barns and farms in Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Additional speakers, as...

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Tobacco Barns Preservation Project

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Barn Preservation, The Barn Journal | 1 comment

  Preservation Virginia has launched in tobacco barns preservation project. Sonja Ingram, Preservation Virginia’s Partners in the Field Representative stated, “Upon the Pittsylvania County Tobacco Barns listing on Preservation Virginia’s Most Endangered list, we received an influx of inquires regarding the importance of saving these now endangered structures and wanted to provide a proactive solution to address their preservation.” The Tobacco Barns Preservation Project’s goals are to raise awareness on the importance of tobacco barns as they relate to the larger rural...

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Secretariat’s Virginia Roots: The Meadow Farm Auctioned [Updated]

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Barn Preservation, The Barn Journal | Comments Off on Secretariat’s Virginia Roots: The Meadow Farm Auctioned [Updated]

Recently listed on Preservation Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic List of 2012, The Meadow Farm, was auctioned on May 22nd. Birthplace of the 1973 Triple Crown-winner Secretariat, the 331 acres that remains of The Meadow is situated within Caroline County, Virginia, just east of Interstate 95. Nearly 34 years after the Chenery family sold the farm, it is now threatened by the development pressures that accompany any property near an Interstate exit. But it is perhaps more at risk from those who do not know its rich, yet humble history. The barns are currently located within the...

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Secretariat’s Virginia Roots: The Meadow Farm to be Auctioned on May 22nd

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Barn Preservation, The Barn Journal | 3 comments

Guest Post by Danae Peckler, Architectural Historian and Board Member of the National Barn Alliance Recently listed on Preservation Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic List of 2012, The Meadow Farm, will be  auctioned off on May 22nd at 2:00pm EST. Birthplace of the 1973 Triple Crown-winner Secretariat, the 331 acres that remains of The Meadow is situated within Caroline County, Virginia, just east of Interstate 95. Nearly 34 years after the Chenery family sold the farm, it is now threatened by the development pressures that accompany any property near an Interstate exit. But it...

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