A New Hampshire couple has purchased the former home of renowned poet Donald Hall. Hall died last year, leaving behind a historic farmhouse in the town of Wilmot. Until this spring, it was unclear what would become of the house and property, which features prominently in Hall's work. Lynne Monroe, who has worked for years on historic preservation projects across New England, said she heard through friends that the property was going on the market only about two weeks ago. She sprang into action, she said, talking with others who felt strongly that Hall’s longtime home needed to be protected. "It's the heart of it. It's where it all happened. It’s where the story is,” she said. “Donald’s poems, writings, essays were all about place.” She and her...
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Poet Donald Hall's Historic Farmhouse to be Preserved