Preservation

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Stripping off the roof on the Valley View Farm Barn, San Juan Island.

Preservation of historic barns involves several subjects.

  • Registration: The Washington Heritage Barn Register is the official state list of barns recognized as historic.
  • Guidelines and Standards: There are several guidelines and standards for preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring a historic barn or associated farm building.
  • Technical Information: Check out the many sources of technical information on preserving historic barns.
  • Funds for Rehabilitation: And then there’s paying for it!  Read about Washington State’s program for matching funds for barn rehabilitation.

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