He taught at Hempfield High School from 1955-61, and was a professor of geography from 1961-1990 at Millersville University.
He and wife Susan live in Millersville, Lancaster County. Huber, Term: 2015-2018, is a house and barn historian, an independent scholar, consultant and principal owner of Past Perspectives, a historic and cultural resources company based in Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
Her thesis, Claiming Ground in Pennsylvania: Women Farmers, Feminism and Activism, included interviews with more than a dozen PA women farmers, several of whom are trailblazers in state agriculture, and focused on women farmers’ challenges and their sustainable contributions to agriculture’s future in the Commonwealth.
A former reporter and marketing director, she is the prospect researcher for Wilson College’s Institutional Advancement office.
I’d like Pennsylvania barns to become more widely recognized and better known first as landscape features, then as complex structures, historical artifacts and cultural symbols.
I think efforts to preserve them might be improved.
She is the author of two editions of “Cumberland Valley Barns: Past and Present.” Her second edition includes the photography and field notes of HBFF member Phil Schaff.
R Thomas Berner is a freelance writer and photographer who has self-published two books about barns, Pennsylvania Barn Stories and Pennsylvania Quilt Barns.
He presented a paper titled, “Philip Haun and His Legacy of Agricultural Re-building in Western Cumberland County, PA” at the 2014 VAF conference at Galloway, New Jersey.
He is co-founder of The Perry Historians and is currently president of the Board of Directors.