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.

History of Noble Ace Hardware, Poultney , Vermont

  • In 1890, the original brick building was constructed, and a hardware and general goods store was created by the McCarty family.
  • In 1946, the building was purchased by Robert Newman Williams, and operated as a general goods and hardware store.
  • In 1980, Robert N. Williams, Jr. took ownership of the business from his father.Under his tenure, a retail addition was added named Williams Hardware which became a member store of the True Value Cooperative.
  • In August of 2023, the store and properties were purchased by Noble Landon, Inc./Noble, LLC and renamed Noble Ace Hardware.