Jacob Leiby Farm
Jacob Leiby Farm
Jacob Leiby Farm Farmhouse. September 2013.
|Location||PA 143, Perry Township, Pennsylvania|
|Area||92 acres (37 ha)|
|Built by||Leiby, Jacob|
|Architectural style||Other, Federal, Vernacular Federal|
|MPS||Farms in Berks County MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||92000936|
|Added to NRHP||July 29, 1992|
Jacob Leiby Farm is a historic farm complex, Pennsylvania Bluestone quarry, and national historic district located in Perry Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has six contributing buildings, two contributing sites, and three contributing structures. All of the buildings are constructed of Pennsylvania Bluestone. They include a 2 1/2-story, five bay by two bay, vernacular Federal-style farmhouse (1829); 1 1/2-story, tenant house / blacksmith shop; Pennsylvania bank barn; wagon shed; cider house; and quarry house. The contributing structures are a bake oven, ground cellar, and large stone and earthen dam on Maiden Creek. The contributing sites are the Pennsylvania Bluestone quarry and cemetery. The quarry ceased operation in 1884, with the death of Jacob Leiby.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Mary Ellen Lash (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Jacob Leiby Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.
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