Preserving Old Barns, with John C Porter

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Join Gibson's as John C Porter presents the new edition of his classic, Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource. Preserving Old Barns is a wonderful resource for barn owners to assess, care for, and celebrate their special structures. This illustrated, full color second edition features over two hundred pictures, one hundred pages of new information from author John Porter, and barn preservation techniques from timber framer Arron Sturgis. It provides a practical understanding of the history, function, and preservation of old barns.


About the author: John Porter writes from the vantage point of one who grew up on a dairy farm, working every day in 1850s barns. He spent his career working as a Cooperative Extension Educator, helping people retrofit old barns and build new ones to meet the changing demands of agriculture.

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource Cover Image
By John Porter, Lowell H. Fewster (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781942155249
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Jetty House - September 1st, 2019