- Since 2000 -
FRIENDS OF OHIO BARNS
Encouraging preservation of Ohio barns through stewardship
To support and promote, through education, the awareness and understanding of Ohio's historic barns with their agricultural and architectural context, and their maintenance requirements. To encourage programs that provide resources for barn stewardship and conservation as a lasting icon of our cultural heritage.
Did you know?
The timber-framed barn is the official historical architectural structure of Ohio
Senate Bill 86, passed in 2018, highlights the historical significance of Ohio’s barns. Four young women and their teachers from Genoa Middle School in Westerville, Ohio, worked over many years to successfully pass this legislation, which honors and pays tribute to Ohio’s history and serves to preserve its barns for generations to come.