Sunday, July 31, 2011

3 new buildings in Guilford, West Haven and Shelton come with a bit of history built right in (videos)

Keith Padin/Jones Family Farms photo: Lumber used to build this barn at the Jones Family Farms in Shelton came from pine trees, some 100 feet tall, planted by 92-year-old Philip Jones, shown at bottom, when he was a teenager.

By Jim Shelton
Register Staff
Mike Weber, Ryan Hough and Jamie Jones are putting up structures for the ages, but those ages may surprise you.
Weber, for instance, is constructing a blacksmith’s shop from the 1800s in West Haven. Jones, meanwhile, is erecting a barn in Shelton out of trees his grandfather planted during the Depression.

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