Around 1640, members of the
In 1675 Thomas Lyon acquired a sizeable
tract of farmland along the
Apple trees, cornfields and pastures occupied the property for 300 years.
In the mid 1970’s the Lyon family sold most of the remaining land to Arthur Collins and his partners, Arthur Emil and
William Purcell keeping the original homestead and barns.
Lyon Farm was developed using the
old New England village concept, where buildings were built clustered
around a central mall, for comfort and security.
This use of land was recognized with
the Honor Design Award from the
© 2004 West Lyon Farm Condominium Association, Inc.