Sunrise Senior Living saves antique Wilton barn

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Connecticut Post

WILTON — The 19th century barn on the former site of Young’s Nurseries at 211 Danbury Road will remain a historic landmark in town, now that the antique structure is being saved and donated to the Wilton Historical Society.

The barn has been on the land Charles Orem purchased in 1920 when he moved to Wilton and has witnessed the development of the Orem’s dairy business and the well-known Wilton Farmers baseball team, among other key historic events, said Allison Sanders, the Society’s director of communications.


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