The Bark House® Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Gratitude

"Our capacity to journey well determines our destination."  Chris McCurry · Co-Owner -The Bark House® A numeric "25" is an unbiased witness to the anniversary of big dreams built from humble beginnings.  As we look back, we do so with great gratitude for the relationships that have touched us during this journey - the ones of light that filled our days with joy and the ones of dark that pushed us... Continued

THOSE PEOPLE AREN'T RIGHT...

It may not be the HAPPIEST of HOLIDAY sentiments but in reality, most of us are thinking this on some level even before the first serving of turkey and dressing has hit our plate.  It's really what holidays are all about - remembering that's why big family gatherings only happen once a year. Unless you live or work in a small town like us. Continued

AMERICAN FORESTRY - BORN IN ASHEVILLE, NC AS AN EXPERIMENT IN CONSERVATION

2015 marks the 150th birthday of America's First Forester, Gifford Pinchot.  After Pinchot received forestry training in France and returned to the US in 1890, George Vanderbilt hired him as the nation's first working forester on the Biltmore estate in Asheville, NC.  Pinchot created a Forestry Management Plan for the estate and began teaching his employees how to selectively harvest, cull and... Continued

A GRAND LEGACY

Project: All Saints Episcopal Church Plus Five Residences Architect: Henry Bacon, AIA - 1895 Location: Linville, NC Style: Beaux-Arts with Rustication and Bark Shingle Treatments Product Integration: Chestnut Bark Shingles, The Predecessor To Bark House® Poplar Bark Shingles Architect Awards:  Gold Medal Presented by President Harding For The Design Of The Lincoln Memorial, Among Others Continued

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