Carriage house replica going up at Patch-Eeten House
July 16, 2020
One of Hartley's oldest residences is getting its first addition in more than 120 years.
A new barn is being built at the historic Patch-Eeten House on First Street Southeast. Construction of the building began late last month after the old barn, which was originally used as a carriage house, was torn down when renovations were deemed cost-prohibitive and unfeasible.
Jeremy Pearson, who's building the barn with Ron Hengeveld, said completion is tentatively set for early August.
"It's been moving along pretty good," he said. "The stairs to the second floor were moved from the center of the b...