Lecture #1

Barn Stewardship Zoom Lecture - Rudy Christian & Caleb Miller

January 28, 2021

This presentation hosted by Friends of Ohio Barns, features Rudy Christian and Caleb Miller as they discuss barn stewardship. The conversation will center around a barn owned by David and Lori Soehnlen of Navarre, OH, and the steps they have taken to preserve its personal and historical relevance.

Video coming soon!

Lecture #2

Converting Living History into Living Space - Ric Beck

February 25, 2021 at 7:00pm

Join Ric Beck, past president of Friends of Ohio Barns, in reliving the 10 years in the making tale of transforming an 1810 New England style English ground barn into his home. He’ll talk about the history of this amazing frame, the dismantling and documenting of needed repairs.

He’ll also discuss the land prep, and research into the what and why of the conversion decisions. You’ll get to see some of the raising and glimpses of the rebuild process as well as enjoy Ric's “3:54 minutes of fame with HGTV”.


P.O. Box 203

Burbank, Ohio 44214


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