By Jeffrey L. Marshall & Willis M. Rivinus
This beautifully crafted book contains page after page of large colorful pictures of Bucks County barns. But even more impressive is the detailed information about these Bucks County landmarks. A great deal of research and hard work went into this book and make it a must for anyone interested in Bucks County history and barns.
Jeffrey L. Marshall is Vice President of Resource Protection at Heritage conservancy in Doylestown, PA having been on staff at the Conservancy since 1980. He has been involved with documenting, photographing and researching of over 10,000 old buildings. The former managing editor of "Old Bucks County" magazine, Jeffrey has written a number of books including Bucks County History: Fact or Fiction, Earley History of Upper Makefield Township, A Stroll through Nineteenth Century Buckingham, andis the co-author of Wrightstown: A Tricentennial History, and the Tricentennial History of Falls Township. On August 13, 2003 he was presented with the inaugural "Bucks County Preservation Legacy Award" created in his honor by the Bucks County Commision for more than 20 years of leadership and dedication for the preservation of historic places and open spaces. He received similar commendations from the Governor, Pennsylvania Senate and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Willis M. Rivinus is an author and publisher of books about Bucks County- Guide to the Delaware Canal, William Penn and the Lenapes Indians, Old Stonework in Bucks County, four histories of Delaware River villages, and the Complete Guide to the Delaware and Lehigh Nation Heritage Corridor. He is a member of the Board of Friends of the Delaware Canal and regularly leads tours of the canal. Will received the 2006 Achievement Award. from the Solebury Township Historical Society. He maintains his office in a restored historic barn in Solebury Township.
Below are just a few examples of what you will find in "Barns of Bucks County".
Porthole Ventilator Barns
English Single-level Ground Barns