Work continues on the restoration of the Willows.
The Willows, a farmhouse in the town of Athens was built in the late 18th century and is listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.
We acquired the house in October 2009 and undertook a sensitive renovation that allows us to use the house to support environmental education on the surrounding land owned by the Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and at the nearby Cohotate Preserve.
The current project is replacing the east (front) porch. The intent is to restore it to what it looked like in pictures we have from the late 1800s. It will be completed in 2019.