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Resources: Historic Barns: Links

barn rendering
This rendering of a carriage barn appeared in architect E.C. Hussey's "Home Building" pattern book of 1875.

There are many places to turn for more information on historic barns. This list includes several national and New England barn and farm programs. Also consult RIHPHC's additional pages of preservation links.

American Farmland Trust
http://www.farmland.org

Barn Again
http://www.agriculture.com
Barn Again is a national program that helps owners of historic barns rehabilitate them and put them back to productive use on farms and ranches.

Barn Again Traveling Exhibit
http://www.museumonmainstreet.org/exhibs_barn/barn.htm
Description of traveling exhibition by the Smithsonian.

The Barn Journal
http://www.thebarnjournal.org
This site provides a wealth of information regarding historic barns including books, newsletters, links, and technical information.

The Barn Pages
http://www.thebarnpages.com
This site is dedicated to the preservation and adaptive reuse of barns, rural American architecture and farm buildings.

Barn Related Online Program Resources
http://www.museumonmainstreet.org/exhibs_barn/barn_resources.htm

Historic Barns of Connecticut
http://www.connecticutbarns.org
Connecticut's website dedicated to preserving historic barns.

National Barn Alliance
http://www.barnalliance.org
The National Barn Alliance supports the National Trust for Historic Preservation's BARN AGAIN! program and promote mutual understanding of the technical assistance and educational programs that existed or were emerging across several mid-western states.

Preserve MASS Barns
http://www.preservationmassachusetts.org/taskforce.shtml
The Barn Task Force is an alliance that supports the preservation of historic barns across the commonwealth.

Vermont Heritage Network
http://www.uvm.edu/~vhnet/hpres/publ/barnb/bbtit.html
Taking Care of Your Old Barn - Ten Tips for Preserving and Reusing Historic Agricultural Buildings.