Boyer-Mertz Farm

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Boyer-Mertz Farm
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Boyer-Mertz Farm, August 2014
Boyer-Mertz Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Boyer-Mertz Farm
Location Jct. of Noble St. and Bastian Rd., Maxatawny Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′50″N 75°45′59″W / 40.49722°N 75.76639°W / 40.49722; -75.76639Coordinates: 40°29′50″N 75°45′59″W / 40.49722°N 75.76639°W / 40.49722; -75.76639
Area 102 acres (41 ha)
Built 1871, 1905
Architectural style Other, Pennsylvania bank barn
Governing body Private
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000937[1]
Added to NRHP September 9, 1992

Boyer-Mertz Farm, also known as Angstadt Farm, is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has 9 contributing buildings and 11 contributing structures. They include a 2 1/2-story, brick tenant house (1871); brick and frame Pennsylvania bank barn (1871); and a 2 1/2-story, brick farmhouse (1905). The remaining buildings include a stone summer kitchen (c. 1850), three wagon / buggy sheds, a carriage shop, and privy. The contributing structures include a pumphouse, four chicken houses, five stone cisterns, and a corn crib.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Louise Emery (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Boyer-Mertz Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.