09/07/14 10:00am
09/07/2014 10:00 AM
The Kaisers check measurements near the barn's cow box. The elder Mr. Kaiser said he's waiting for the arrival of custom beams that will be used to reinforce the building's structure. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The Kaisers check measurements near the barn’s cow box. The elder Mr. Kaiser said he’s waiting for the arrival of custom beams that will be used to reinforce the building’s structure. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The dirt that forms the floor of the large oak barn on Sound Avenue in Northville seems to have lain undisturbed for more than 250 years. The property itself, which includes an 18th-century farmhouse and second barn, has also remained largely intact throughout its history, with barely a handful of owners tending to it.  (more…)