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What is This Building Now?

The historical societies dig into the archives.

What is this building now?

Here's a hint, it's in Somers and it is currently a business. 

If you think you know the answer, respond in the "Leave a comment" box below this article. We'll run the answer next Tuesday, along with a new historical photo.

The image has been provided by the Somers Historical Society.

Last week's question was "" and there was a few correct guesses. It is the .

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According to Images of America: Somers, from the Somers Historical Society:

"This image looks toward the Kibbe Hotel from the center of town in the 1880s. The saltbox on the right burned c.1910 and was replaced by an automobile showroom, which later served as a storage facility for the bounty of Somers potato farmers."

Of the Somers Inn, the book says, "First called the Kibbe Hotel, it was run by Warren Kibbe and then George Kibbe. In 1931, it became the Olde Homestead Inn, run by Alphonse and Hilda Joerg and George and Emmy Schiessl. It was renamed the Somers Inn in the early 1960s."

Lori LaDue July 04, 2012 at 01:26 AM
Ummm, I'll guess Red House Kennels?
Robin Provencher July 04, 2012 at 03:01 AM
Definitely Red House Kennels!

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