Springton Manor Farm, Glenmoore

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#127 of 181 in Outdoors in Pennsylvania
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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  • August 16, 2017
    Springton Manor Farm has really nice walking trails and is really involved with animals, plants, farming and nature. We live close by so it's within walking distance from our house. In the spring they...  more »
  • May 24, 2017
    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 »
  • December 23, 2016
    Great place to hike with the family; has it all trails, a stream, farm animals, history museum; spring events  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    Went to a wedding reception there outside under a tent. Good views, food was good but not exceptional. Wedding was fun!
  • July 10, 2017
    What an amazing property and such a unique venue to hold a wedding. Classic and elegant with a touch of rustic charm.
  • June 5, 2017
    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!
  • May 29, 2017
    Pretty place. Good family spot.
  • April 18, 2017
    Great county park! Tons of baby farm animals in the spring.

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