Homestead Built About 1760, Among Holyoke Landmarks

by Laurel | January 30th, 2013

31 July 1932

The Fairfield homestead built about 1760.

The Fairfield homestead built about 1760.

The old Fairfield homestead, built about 1760 is a well-known landmark, often pointed out to passersby. Less frequently seen is the long, low “ell” at the rear of the house, a typical colonial structure. Flower beds screen the ell in part. Miss Clara B. Ottaway now lives in this house.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

(A somewhat better image here.)

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