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Wright's Ferry Mansion, Columbia

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Historic Site
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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  • While visiting Lancaster County we took a trip to the Wright;s Ferry Mansion in Columbia, Pa. It does not appear to be a mansion in the conventional sense. It is however, a very sturdy, well-maintaine...  more »
  • The mansion is the restored home of Susan Wright an early 18th century settler in Lancaster county. Every room has been restored to its pre-1750 condition and has been outfitted with the furniture and...  more »
  • Guide was very knowledgeable and there is a lot of interesting history to this place and area. Tour is only $5 person and any questions that were asked, guide could answer.  more »
  • 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!)