The following is a collection of links related to the Connecticut barn. If you have information or a link you wish to add to this growing collection, please contact us.
General Links for Connecticut Barns:
The Barn Journal
This site provides a wealth of information regarding historic barns including books, newsletters, links, and technical information.
Barn Restorations, Conversions and Dismantled Barns
This site from Clem Labine's Traditional Building lists firms whose expertise includes barn restoration, conversion and dismantling.
The Barn Pages
This site is dedicated to the preservation and adaptive reuse of barns, rural American architecture and farm buildings.
The Barn People
The Barn People feature vintage barns dismantled and reassembled, feasibility studies, consulting, restoration and preservation.
The Barn Coalition
Great site from the New York State Barn Coalition featuring valuable information and resources.
Barn Again is a national program that provides information to help owners of historic barns rehabilitate them and put them back to productive use on farms and ranches.
Barn Again Traveling Exhibit
Description of traveling exhibition by the Smithsonian.
Barn Related Online Program Resources.
National Barn Alliance
The National Barn Alliance (NBA) grew out of an informal network of Cooperative Extension educators, historic preservationists, and concerned citizens involved in statewide barn rehabilitation programs. This group aligned in an effort to support 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.
Vermont Heritage Network
Taking Care of Your Old Barn - Ten Tips for Preserving and Reusing Historic Agricultural Buildings.
American Farmland Trust
Michigan Barn Preservation Network
The Michigan Barn Preservation Network is committed to rehabilitation of barns for agricultural, commercial, residential and public uses.
Old Barn Wood Site
Lists barns for sale throughout the United States.
Thumb Octagon Barn
Historic Octgaon Barn located in Michigan.
Supportive Resources and Literature for the Wisconsin Barn Preservation Initiative http://www.uwex.edu/lgc/barns/pdf/resource.pdf This document identifies technical information, publications and audiovisual materials that are available to assist barn owners with the process of barn rehabilitation.
Connecticut Agricultural Resources:
Working Lands Alliance - Alliance for the Preservation of Connecticut Farm Land
Connecticut Rural Development Council
Connecticut Department of Agriculture
Connecticut Farmland Trust