Historic Homes of Longmeadow

220 Longmeadow Street (#4 The Judah Cooley House -1831)

The Judah Cooley House was built in 1831 by Judah Cooley who was a member of one of the original families of Longmeadow. Mr. Cooley was a successful farmer. In 1839 the house was sold to Cyrus Newell who operated a dairy farm and apple orchard.  In 1842 Charles Newell, son of Cyrus, was born in this house. Charles was active in local politics, serving as Town Assessor for many years as well as Town Moderator from 1866 to 1882 and then as Representative to the Massachusetts House representing the Sixth District.

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