This secluded farm is sited at the top of a sloping field with a fine complement of three small, shingled late-nineteenth-century barns, an outhouse, and icehouse, all as well fitted to the landscape as the house itself, and all handsomely maintained with the prettiness of a Currier and Ives vision of rural America. The Greek Revival house is a plain, carpentered one-and-one-half-story, five-bay, gabled building with central chimney, to which was added a set-back ell with a Victorian porch fitted into the setback. Across the road from the house is a rustic twentieth-century sugar house. Maple sugar and Christmas trees are now this farm's suburban-oriented crops.
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P. Rounds Farm
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