EDH community unites to patch up historic barn
THANKS TO THE fundraising and hard work of local, civic-minded community members, the Tong Barn visible from Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills on the old Clarksville town site is having its roof patched. Photos by Mike Roberts
El Dorado County is a place defined by its history. Members of it embrace the past and nearly anything that reflects it.
Don’t believe it? Take a drive. The back roads are altars to the past. Communities revere old stone buildings. Rusty farm implements are proudly displayed for passersby. Sepia-toned hay barns topped with corrugated steel roofs glow in the afternoon light.
Visitors pull over and take pictures. The past also fuels a lively tourism economy. Continue Reading