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                         View of the Second Cheese factory1881-1892, before it became the Old Town Hall 1892-1977. Property now owned by the Historical Society.

Hardwick Road looking North
Temperance House Hotel 1837-1880 (first left)
Center School--First Cheese Factory 1816-1880 (second left)
 Both properties now owned by the Historical Society.

Temperance House Hotel 1837-1880
The hotel served as a function hall, hotel and gathering place for the town. A fire destroyed the hotel, its barn, the first cheese factory and the Bigelow house across the road. To the right of the hotel is a bridge leading to the second floor hall above the Center School. Dances and events were held there.
This property now owned by the Historical Society.