McLane Farm history

"Spite House"

Build by Alex McLane in 1860

"Such is the anecdote that the present home of Ray Godfrey was known as the "spite  house" being built by Alex McLane in the same design as one built by Frank Porter for his bride, the fair young lady on whom McLane has had designs and was to lose"

The town under the cliff; a history of Fairlee, Vermont by Philip Robinson, 1957