Visit the Fredonia Farmer’s Market to learn about the restoration plans for historic Barker Commons!
Social seating, restored fountains, period lighting, and reclaimed cobblestone accents – these are just a few of the elements of the Village of Fredonia’s restoration of historic Barker Commons. The design team returns to Barker Commons 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday June 1 to update the public on the planned improvements. There will be displays and activities designed to showcase the project.
Barker Commons is Chautauqua County’s first public park and anchors the Barker Commons Historic District. The restoration project will enhance the park and help make the Commons and downtown Fredonia a more attractive and useable place. Additional planned features include enhanced event space, electrical outlets, and improved soil for healthier trees. Funding for the project was provided in part through a grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
The public is invited to join the consultant team in its tent on the Commons to see the proposed designs, learn more about Fredonia’s fascinating history and the next steps in downtown revitalization for the Village. Come early and stay for the busy day with the weekly Farmers Market; Opera House Bach BBQ, Bake Sale & Basket Auction fundraiser; and the Village-wide Attic and Cellar Days all taking place June 1.
For additional information regarding this project please contact:
Barker Commons Improvement Project