Historic Homes of Longmeadow
977 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA- Historic Homes of Longmeadow
977 Longmeadow Street (#61 The Coomes-Almquist House - Circa 1830)

Although difficult to date the construction of this house, the first mention of a "homestead" on the property appeared in a deed posted January 4, 1840. However, previous to this, in 1826, there is mention of "the buildings thereon" when the property was sold to Horatio Coomes. This Greek Revival house is an excellent example of the "continuous farm house" where rooms were added on to accommodate the ever enlarging family. The original house had a central chimney with 3 rooms up and 3 rooms down.

[Photo contributed by Rachel Port]
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