Kudos to the Town of Farmington Highway & Parks Department! The state historic marker in front of the Hathaway Homestead on the corner of 332 and Boughton Hill Road (County Road 41) was in awful shape. That’s a high-visibility area, too. The folks at Highway & Parks refurbished and repainted the marker, and straightened up the pole that supported it. They are keeping an eye out for other markers that need attention. People in Farmington should realize that Highway & Parks also maintains our historic cemeteries, keeping them mowed and accessible in the good weather. These are things that don’t attract a lot of attention, but contribute a lot to our quality of life in Farmington.