The 1901 Dent farmhouse property once stretched south from the present Hrubetz Road east to Commercial Street. In addition to the responsibilities of his property, Mr. Dent worked at the State Hospital. After his retirement, he moved to another nearby residence, selling the farm to his niece and her husband, Marie and Richard Chesley. The farm home property became the Boone Road Nursery, later known as Chesley Flowers. The general profile of the house retain the original character of the more than 100 year-old home.
(Faye Wright)