History

History of Noble Ace Hardware, Rutland, Vermont

  • Noble Ace Hardware (Landon’s Hardware) is the oldest continuous business in the State of Vermont!!
  • In 2000, the store was sold to the Noble family who continue to operate the store these past almost 20 years with wonderful support from the surrounding communities.
  • In 1975, the business was sold to Wayne Brown and Thomas Orr.
  • In 1967, the business was sold to the Godnick family and was moved to the present location at 261 North Main Street…a 32,000 sq. ft. building.
  • For a time in the late 1940’s and early 50’s, a retail store was operated separately on Center Street.
  • 1852 – Landon’s became a wholesale distributor, occupying a building on what is now Evelyn Street, one of the four oldest hardware distributors in the United States.
  • 1802 — Landon’s Hardware Store opened.

 

History of Noble Ace Hardware, Cobleskill, New York

  • Serving Cobleskill & Schoharie County for almost 85 years!!
  • 2008 – Purchased by the Noble family and renamed “Noble Ace Hardware.”
  • 1935 — Selkirk’s Hardware was formed.

History of Noble Ace Hardware, Cambridge, New York

  • Serving Cambridge & Washington County for almost 160 years!!
  • 2012 — Purchased by the Noble family and renamed “Noble Ace Hardware.” After considerable capital improvements to this historical building, a second entrance and parking lot was created.
  • 1860 – Built for and fitted as a store by Porter & McNish.
  •  — Not exclusive list, but formerly owned and operated by Frank Higgins and Steve Alexander.