The Michigan Barn Preservation Network is an active state-wide 501(c) 3 organization of barn owners and enthusiasts. MBPN fosters sharing of barn experiences, hosts an annual conference, publishes a regular newsletter, recognizes barn rehabilitation and education successes, helps identify speakers for programs, and assists in identifying rehabilitation information.
Barns are economic resources and symbols of our agriculture heritage. They are attractive images on the landscape. The Michigan Barn Preservation Network is committed to rehabilitation of barns for agricultural, commercial, residential, and public uses. MBPN membership supports efforts to:
- establish knowledge and resources for barn rehabilitation
- establish an endowment for barn rehabilitation
MBPN is a member of:
– National Barn Alliance (NBA)
– Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN)
– National Trust for Historic Preservation