[Loscho_enews] Historic barns topic of March 18

Michele/Steve Heiderer kellen2000 at seanet.com
Fri Feb 26 09:11:42 PST 2010


I can't help but mention this.  Last winter we lost old barns all  
over Arlington.  The heavy snow collapsed literally dozens of them  
and their crushed heaps are still visible when you drive around the  
country roads.  The blackberries will no doubt over-take them this  
spring.   Michele

On Feb 26, 2010, at 9:01 AM, Snocoheritage wrote:

> League Enews -
> Tami Beaumont
> MHS Trustee
> 360-794-0313
> MONROE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
> 207 E. Main Street, Monroe, WA 98272
> www.monroehistoricalsociety.org
>
> 360-217-7223
>
> Historic barns topic of March 18 Monroe Historical Society meeting
>
> The Monroe Historical Society invites the community to its annual  
> membership
> meeting and potluck Thursday, March 18 at the Tualco Grange.  
> Washington
> State Architectural Historian Michael Houser will present  
> information on
> historic barns in the area and share details about Washington's  
> Historic
> Barn Register Program which was established in 2007.
>
> Currently 408 Washington barns are listed on the Heritage Barn  
> Register,
> including the Doughty Farm, Bill Morgan Farm, Bounds Barn and Todd  
> Farm of
> Snohomish, and the Goebel Hill Farm of Granite Falls. Residents are
> encouraged to bring suggestions for landmark barns in the Monroe  
> area for
> consideration for an initial assessment by Houser. To be eligible for
> listing in the Heritage Barn Register and  to be eligible to apply  
> for grant
> funds for preservation, barns must be over 50 years old and retain a
> significant degree of historic and architectural integrity.
>
> Houser will be available to answer questions after the  
> presentation. He
> serves as the Architectural Historian for the State of Washington  
> and runs
> the National Register, Washington Heritage Register, and Barn Register
> Programs. A native of Washington, Houser's current focus of study  
> is post
> WWII housing.
>
> A potluck dinner will be served at 6:30 followed by a short  
> business meeting
> and the presentation. Please bring a dish to share.
>
> The Tualco Grange is located at 18933 Tualco Road, just outside Monroe
> across the Lewis Street Bridge. All ages are welcome. For more  
> information,
> contact the Monroe Historical Society at 360-217-7223 or visit
> www.monroehistoricalsociety.org <http:// 
> www.monroehistoricalsociety.org%20>
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