Please join John Adamson, of the Shenandoah County Historical Society, and me for the second, public Shenandoah County Historic Barns meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 pm at the Historic Court House, 103 N. Court St., Woodstock, VA.
The purpose of the meeting is to decide upon a few activities that we can accomplish to move forward the process of surveying, celebrating and preserving our barns. Hopefully there will be enthusiasm for working together to achieve some early successes. There was a great turn out at our first meeting and many folks signed up to help in our efforts.
In this early phase our aims are to:
Complete a survey of the historic barns in the county (which will probably take a year or two - or more!)
Understand the magnitude and importance the rich, historic resource in our county’s barns
Raise awareness and appreciation of this astounding fact!
We also are interested in establishing a fund to assist barn owners with maintaining their barns. So we are looking for individuals with experience and interest in attaining private and corporate philanthropy and grant writing.
Please feel free to invite any others who may be interested in preserving Shenandoah County barns to join us.