Commack residents' debate over the future of the Marion Carll Farm has been reignited by the latest action in the fight for the future of this historic land.
Patch reported on Tuesday that Marion Carll's heirs have filed a lawsuit March 16 against Commack School District seeking to reclaim ths historic 9-acre farm. The heirs allege the district has failed to maintain the property as a museum, use it for educational purposes and keep it open for the enjoyment of the public, as was stipulated in the agreement under Marion Carll's will.
Commack Superintendent Donald James said the district was still examining the subpoena they were served, and debating how to respond. However, the school's attorney said he has already been given the order not to spend substantial funds defending the district from the subpoena.
Commack school officials reaction has raised many issues and concerns in the community about the future of this land, what purpose it will serve and how it may be used.
We thought to ask you, who do you think should be the caretaker of Marion Carll Farm?