Wright's Ferry Mansion, Columbia

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Wright's Ferry Mansion is a historic home located in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1738, and is a 2 1/2-story, rectangular limestone dwelling with a gable roof and pent eave. It was built for Susanna Wright, an English Quaker poet and businesswoman, and its architecture reflects a mix of English and Germanic elements.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.The house was restored to appear as in 1750 and is open to the public several days a week from May through October.
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  • Excellent small mansion/museum that was the epicenter of the development of this historic area. Great history on an impressive independent woman on the then american frontier. She was friends with Ben...  more »
  • This little gem of a home is So worth visiting, but only open until October, so hurry on in! History buffs, you will love it, as Suzanna Wright.....the original owner of the home was a mentor to Benja...  more »
  • What a delightful surprise! This is a little treasure tucked away in Lancaster County. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in a beautifully restored 1750s home. The furnishings are not or...  more »
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  • This is an exemplary house museum -- really world class. Every object is of interest. The beauty and simplicity of the Quaker architecture is pleasing to the eye. The gardens are lush. Our guide was thorough, knowledgeable, and welcoming. Everyone who loves history should see this out of the way gem of American history. (I say out of the way but I do not mean hard to get to!)

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