John Burroughs Homestead

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John Burroughs Homestead
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John Burroughs Homestead. November 2012.
John Burroughs Homestead is located in Pennsylvania
John Burroughs Homestead
Location Wrightstown-Taylorsville Road, Taylorsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′04″N 74°54′02″W / 40.28444°N 74.90056°W / 40.28444; -74.90056Coordinates: 40°17′04″N 74°54′02″W / 40.28444°N 74.90056°W / 40.28444; -74.90056
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84003163[1]
Added to NRHP March 5, 1984

John Burroughs Homestead, also known as Shady Hill and the Lieutenant Colonel James Hendricks Headquarters, is a historic home located at Taylorsville, Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It is a house dated to the 18th century and built in four sections. The oldest section is a 2 1/2-story, uncoursed fieldstone structure. The second section is a 2 1/2-story, coursed fieldstone structure. The third section is a two-story, random coursed fieldstone structure and the fourth section is a small one-story frame vestibule. Also on the property are a contributing 2 1/2-story, fieldstone carriage house, tool shed, and stone and frame caretaker's cottage.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  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 Jeffrey Marshall and Lillie D. Zierau (April 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John Burroughs Homestead" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-01.