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Springton Manor Farm, Glenmoore

Categories: Farms, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
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 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...  read more »
  • This farm, now a demonstration farm & park, used to be owned by William Penn. His original manor house can be rented with a large party tent for weddings and other occasions. There are several outbuil...  read more »
  • Great views and landscaping. Wedding event was well put together
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