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Merrie Mill Farm
In researching the home’s history, the Pellys were moved to discover a heritage for community events, stemming in particular from John Armstrong “Archie” Chaloner. In the 1920s, Chaloner was known for welcoming the community to his home and property to make use of the dance pavilion and first public pool and first movie theater in the region. The main house at Merrie Mill Farm was built in 1857.