There is a certain type of charm that is found in older homes, with their intricate details and compelling history and if the walls of 123 Bedell Avenue in Highland NY could speak, they would certainly have some interesting tales to tell.
The home itself, a circa 1848 Colonial farmhouse has seen its fair share of history over the years, but it is the 5,000+ square foot barn that really makes a statement. Here’s a little tale from the current owners about this barn’s not so common inhabitants.
The Story of the Books at 123 Bedell Ave. Highland, New York 12528
"The previous owners (the Sobels) of this property were book dealers from Manhattan. Their place of business was at Columbia University during the 1940’s-50’s. In 1961 they…