The Challenges And Rewards Of Saving N.H.'s Old Grange Halls
When you hear the phrase "historic preservation," images of Victorian mansions, federalist homes, and gothic revival churches might come to mind. And those styles are all important parts of the state's architectural landscape. But in rural areas, a smaller, simpler type of building is just as important to preservation advocates: grange halls.
Weekend Edition host Amanda Loder talks with New Hampshire Preservation Alliance Field Service Representative Maggie Stier about the historical, cultural, and architectural importance of these traditional gathering spaces.