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Springton Manor Farm, Glenmoore

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Springton Manor Farm is a historic farm and national historic district located in Wallace Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The farm has 14 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 5 contributing structures. They include the main house, a cistern (c. 1870), tool shed (c. 1850), privy (c. 1840), spring and milk house (c. 1836), carriage house (c. 1840, 1887), small barn (c. 1845), corn crib (c. 1845), bank barn (c. 1750), stone lean-to (c. 1711, 1745), the ruins of a stone spring house (c. 1735), and hydraulic dams (c. 1870). The main house is in three sections; the earliest dates about 1836, with additions and modifications made in 1887 and 1912. It is a 2 1/2-story, seven bay by two bay, stuccoed stone dwelling with Georgian and Queen Anne style design details. Originally built by Joseph Muckleduff in the early 1700s. Upon Joseph's death 9 Sep 1750, Springton Manor was left to his brother Samuel Muckleduff.. It was the home of Congressman Abraham Robinson McIlvaine (1804-1863). The property is administered as a park and agricultural history museum by Chester County.It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
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  • Great place to hike with the family; has it all trails, a stream, farm animals, history museum; spring events 
  • Great place to walk around and see different farm animals in the barn or out in the fields. Also have some nice trails to walk on throughout the property. 
  • Depending on the purpose of travel to the Farm one can take the highway vs a scenic route via the back routes . The Farm ,as predicted has animals for feeding pleasure . The personal attraction was th...  more »
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  • A cool place and great location for a wedding if you don't mind going out to the middle of nowhere. The setting was pretty, event staffing was good (not sure if it was part of the manor or an independent company), location was very accommodating.
  • Great views and landscaping. Wedding event was well put together