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Aging -- -- America's rural landscape -- reminders of the hard work that build communities but these iconic structures are slowly disappearing.
The preservation of these Barnes is so important that we do it now while they're still -- because.
In a hundred years from now they'll be gone forever preservationists.
At least a dozen states are working to document the nation's oldest -- aiming to save some and preserve the history within.
But there's a lot of ground to cover more than 660000.
Bars nationwide are more than fifty years old.
Grant funding like that provided to the Connecticut trust restore preservation.
May be the difference between dissolving relic in a farming future.
As we see -- these these landscapes are fading.
We really want to maintain -- that we possibly plan.
Barnes are working structures in this way and on the side of the dads don't have -- property Guilford Connecticut hasn't had a break in more than a hundred years.
-- bill after a fire in the late 1890 today the barn is still home to two courses in farming equipment.
But it's in dire need of an overhaul something to Guilford keeping societies -- -- -- -- -- When you look at.
Roof beams and ceiling -- and things they just are wonderfully unique and that's what we.
Really feel -- -- -- -- Sometimes it takes an entire community say one of these old giants like the barn here on -- -- our community far.
The roof with skating event itself interior supports were collapsing.
And it was in -- actually.
-- community vowed to raise money to match -- 50000 dollar grant for the Barnes restoration now this gift from a farming family to the people is thriving.
Here for example the -- had been falling over and was covered in signs and clearly nothing was going on here -- -- -- got it.
You know everyone knows that that its arms and brought back to life in Woodbridge Connecticut Molly Line Fox News.
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