HOLLAND, Vt. (AP) - The former town clerk of the Vermont border town of Holland is donating a portion of the farm she and her husband worked for 67 years and $350,000 to a trust that will help build housing for the community's senior citizens.
Ninety-two year-old Evelyn Page carried through on plans she and her late husband Reginald made to "do something" with their farmland and life savings.
Last spring Page offered five acres and $350,000 to the non-profit affordable housing developer Gilman Housing Trust.
The Caledonian Record reports the project will consist of 2 senior residential units with a common area at the corner of Page Hill and Holland Pond roads, where Reginald's maternal ancestors farmed since the early 1800s.
The Pages had a dairy farm on the land from 1935 to 2002.
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