Monday, March 5, 2012

Hagen Farmstead, Springfield

     The house below is located on south side of Route-2 Highway in the community of Springfield.  In the mid-to-late part of the 1900's the Hagan (Atlas spelling) family lived here.
     All winter long I've been driving by and thinking one of these days I have to stop and take a few photos. 
Note the light in the photographs which were at 7:15 in the morning.
     Note the window on the left side, second floor, in the middle. The wall is built-out at 6" to accentuate this window which is likely be located at the top of the stairs.
     Arnold Smith, a nearby resident, told me that when the parents got older they built the section to the right of the verandah for their living quarters - an addition that was sympathetic to the original 2-storey, hpped roof structure.
Below: Note the gambrel roofed barn in the background.
Below: the west side of the large barn.

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  1. I always see this place when I drive up to Kensington in that stretch between Fredricton and Springfield where there's quite a few old farmhouses that look to have seen better days. Always wondered if it's even lived in....and why it's not being sold if it isn't

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  2. Just wanted to let you know that you've spelled our last name (Hagen) incorrectly, and yes this home was in our family

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    1. OK- I will update - as noted it was spelled with a second "a" in the Atlas. Thanks!

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