Source: Sherman Publications

News brief
Porritt Barn efforts honored

August 17, 2011

The Michigan Barn Preservation Network honored Orion Township this week for its efforts to move and restore the historic Porritt Barn, now located on the grounds of Friendship Park. The organization presented Township Supervisor Joann Van Tassel with its Pride of Ownership Award, acknowledging the restoration effort led by the Orion Historical Society. The Porritt Barn is open for tours and is part of the township’s Barn Daze event each year.