Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

HPX -  September/October 2008 - Comstock Ferre Complex, 243-263 Main Street, Wethersfield

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Comstock Ferre is possibly the oldest continuously operatingseed company in the nation. In addition to its main building, fronting on Wethersfield's Main Street, theproperty includes a large barn, the oldest section of which was probably builtsometime between the 1840s and the 1880s. The property is located in theWethersfield National Register district and the Wethersfield local historic district. Thebarns on the property recently faced demolition, but the local historicdistrict commission changed their initial ruling to deny the razing and savethe barns.

Contact: JamesNeckermann @ 860-883-6312 or neckermannj@aol.com

HPX -  September/October 2008 - Comstock Ferre Complex, 243-263 Main Street, Wethersfield

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Comstock Ferre is possibly the oldest continuously operatingseed company in the nation. In addition to its main building, fronting on Wethersfield's Main Street, theproperty includes a large barn, the oldest section of which was probably builtsometime between the 1840s and the 1880s. The property is located in theWethersfield National Register district and the Wethersfield local historic district. Thebarns on the property recently faced demolition, but the local historicdistrict commission changed their initial ruling to deny the razing and savethe barns.

Contact: JamesNeckermann @ 860-883-6312 or neckermannj@aol.com