Christian Schlegel Farm

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Christian Schlegel Farm
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Christian Schlegel Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Christian Schlegel Farm
Location Fleetwood-Lyons Rd., Richmond Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′32″N 75°49′19″W / 40.45889°N 75.82194°W / 40.45889; -75.82194Coordinates: 40°27′32″N 75°49′19″W / 40.45889°N 75.82194°W / 40.45889; -75.82194
Area 136 acres (55 ha)
Built 1789, c. 1850, 1887
Architectural style Other, Pennsylvania bank barn
Governing body Private
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 92000938[1]
Added to NRHP July 29, 1992

Christian Schlegel Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has 11 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, 7 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object. They are a 1 1/2-story, stone farmhouse with a rear ell (1789, c. 1850); 1 1/2-story, stone summer kitchen (1789); 1 1/2-story, brick school house (c. 1870); frame Pennsylvania bank barn (1887); three wagon sheds; privy; tool shed; milk house; and smokehouse. The contributing structures are two chicken houses, two grape arbors, ground cellar, earthen dam, and small frame brooder house. The contributing site is the family cemetery and the contributing object is a granite marker commemorating the acquisition of the farm by Christian Schlegel on August 15, 1738. The farm remains in the Schlegel family.[2]

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

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  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: Christian Schlegel Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.