10/05/18 6:00am

Half Hollow Nursery. (Credit: David Benthal)

In the early 2000s, the Old House Society of Cutchogue hired someone to take an inventory of all the barns on the North Fork.

The examination showed that while the number of barns elsewhere on Long Island had significantly dwindled, Southold Town was still loaded with them. In her research, Mary Ann Spencer, identified over 730 barns here, and published photographs of many of her favorites in a book called “The Barns of the North Fork,” which was published in 2005 and can still be found online today. (more…)