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Springton Manor Farm, Glenmoore

#147 of 206 in Outdoors in Pennsylvania
Farm Tourist Spot
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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25 reviews
  • This is a Wonderful farm preserved as a park and open to the public. Walking trails through prairie and woods with a river through the property and a pond for catch and release fishing. A very peacefu...  more »
  • Great place to hike with the family; has it all trails, a stream, farm animals, history museum; spring events  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • Went to a wedding reception there outside under a tent. Good views, food was good but not exceptional. Wedding was fun!
  • What an amazing property and such a unique venue to hold a wedding. Classic and elegant with a touch of rustic charm.
  • This place has a great trail selection, many leading you to breathtaking views of Chester County! Fun for the kids, has animals and large pond!
  • Pretty place. Good family spot.
  • Great county park! Tons of baby farm animals in the spring.

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