Green Gables owner: Grief is setting in for sure

A fire destroyed Green Gables Bar and Grill Monday afternoon. (Scott Miller/WJBC)

By Neil Doyle

HUDSON – The owner of Green Gables says she and her family are devastated after a fire tore down the iconic establishment Monday afternoon.

Amy Tague says Green Gables has been in her family since her grandparents bought the property in 1952.

“The grief is setting in for sure. It is a horrible loss,” Amy told WJBC’s Scott Miller. “It’s kind of like we lost our grandparents all over again. That was the last little bit of them that we kept going. It has been tough.”

Fire investigators have not yet released the cause and no injuries were reported.

Now, the community wants to know if Green Gables will be rebuilt?

“We don’t have the answer for sure. It’s going to depend on the outcome of the fire and the investigation. But that is always going to be the goal to rebuild,” said Tague.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

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