It was announced by New Fairfield, Connecticut's First Selectman John Hodge that, weather permitting, the historic Parsonage and Hubble House and is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 25 at noon.
This is, of course, assuming that the weather permits the completion of the preparation of the homes to be moved, and also that the weather cooperates on the day of the move. A recorded message with updated information will be available on the weekend of February 25 by calling the Selectman's Office at 203.312.5600.
It is anticipated that Route 37 will be closed from approximately 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm on the day of the move and that traffic will be re-routed.
Mr. Hodge has suggested that the town will set up a viewing area for residents to watch the homes as they are moved 1 mile down the road to their future location next to the new senior center site on Route 37.
These homes will be retrofitted into museums of local history. Funding for the operation of the museums is bring provided by Preserve New Fairfield.
UPDATE 2/20/07: The scheduled date to move these historic houses has been changed to Sunday, March 4, 2007. More information can be viewed at New Fairfield, CT to Move Historic Houses - Moving Date Rescheduled
Prudential Connecticut Realty
Connecticut Real Estate and Homes for Sale