A Labor of Love: Adaptive Reuse of Old Barns at Temple Hall Farm Park in Leesburg, Va.

December 5, 2016 | Adaptive Reuse

Temple Hall Farm Park entrance

Completed in 2012, the Temple Hall Farm Park Agri-Educational Center was a labor of love in adapting historic and abandoned barns for a new life in public spaces. Two barns slated for demolition were carefully disassembled and rebuilt to make the Center’s main hall and exterior colonnade. The salvaged barn lumber for the main hall … Continue Reading »

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Fire Extinguisher Mounted, ca. 1930

Fire Sprinkler: Historic Find on Virginia Eastern Shore

November 7, 2016 | Historic Finds

This fire sprinkler was found in a house on the Virginia Eastern Shore during a renovation. The sprinkler, labeled as “fire alarm-extinguisher”, is only about 6″ tall.  It was found mounted next to an old boiler that was original to the house. The house was built in the 1880s. This model of sprinkler probably dates to … Continue Reading »

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