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Panel Discussion: “A History of Leelanau County Barns and Agriculture”

2018 agriCULTURE Poor Farm Barn

Panel discussion: “A History of Leelanau County Barns and Agriculture.”  GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal leads this conversational exploration of the restoration, preservation, and community use of the former Leelanau County Poor Farm Barn; and how farming defined the historic Port Oneida community in Leelanau County. Panelists are: Stephen Stier, preservation builder, barnwright and Vice-President of Michigan Barn Preservation Network; Bill Herd, President of Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear, and retired Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park Ranger/Historic Interpreter; and Susan Pocklington, Director, Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear. Presented as part of the exhibition “agriCULTURE: Barnyards and Farmscapes.”


October 28, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States



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