The Marion Carll Farm is a historic farmstead that may be found in the American town of Commack on Long Island. The farm was first built in the late 19th century, and Marion Carll, a well-known benefactor and environmentalist in the area, owned it. In 1968, Marion Carll’s estate gave the property to the Town of Huntington to be used for educational and cultural activities.
The home and the surrounding land were abandoned for many years after the donation, which caused them to deteriorate. In recent years, an attempt has been undertaken to renovate the building and make it accessible to the public. The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation awarded the Town of Huntington a grant in 2015 to help pay for the property’s rehabilitation.
The Marion Carll Farm was eventually opened to the public in 2015 after several years of restoration work, the first time the home has been available to tourists in 47 years. The ancient farmhouse, barn, corn crib, and other outbuildings are all part of the renovated property. Many of the original features and furnishings of the home were kept as the house was restored to its former state.
The Marion Carll Farm is now a learning facility that provides both adults and children with practical learning opportunities. Visitors may tour the historic home and gardens, participate in seminars and educational programmes, and discover more about Long Island’s agricultural heritage. The property is a poignant reminder of the area’s agricultural past and the value of protecting historic sites for coming generations.