Friday, May 24, 2024

Thanks for the memories! May 2010-March 2020

Get the local dirt in our northwest corner • Regrowing in 2023!

Heritage barn funding available

Sep 8th, 2011 | Category: News

STATE – The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is offering funding through its Heritage Barn Rehabilitation Grant Program. The program was established in 2007 and is designed to help preserve historic barns around the state. Grant applications are due Oct. 17, 2011.A number of northwest Washington barns have received heritage barn grant funding in recent years, including the Andrew Johnson Farm barn in Skagit County. COURTESY PHOTO

Criteria for funding include, but are not limited to, the historical significance of the barn (barns must be at least 50 years old), urgency of needed repairs, and provision for long-term preservation. Priority is given to barns that remain in agricultural use.

To date, a total of 32 barns in the state have been preserved through the program. For more information, contact Chris Moore at (206) 624-9449, or download the application at Grant awards will be announced in early December 2011.

Previous recipients in northwest Washington include: Skagit County’s Andrew Johnson Farm, Wiseman Farm, and J4 Ranch LLC; Island County’s Sherhill Vista Farms LLC, Hall Family Farm, and Ebey Road Farm; Higgins Farm in San Juan County; and Jackknife Ranch in Snohomish County.

Leave a Comment