John Eakin Farm

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John Eakin Farm
John Eakins Farm 1.JPG
Barn on the John Eakins Farm, September 2012
John Eakin Farm is located in Pennsylvania
John Eakin Farm
Location 3298 PA 212, Main St., Springtown, Springfield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°33′05″N 75°16′57″W / 40.55139°N 75.28250°W / 40.55139; -75.28250Coordinates: 40°33′05″N 75°16′57″W / 40.55139°N 75.28250°W / 40.55139; -75.28250
Area 105.5 acres (42.7 ha)
Built 1739
Architectural style Other, Penn Plan
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 05000100[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 2005

John Eakin Farm, also known as Jacob Kooker Tavern, is a historic farm and national historic district located at Springfield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 15 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 1 contributing structure. They are three houses, two barns, one wagon shed, two smokehouses, one spring house, one outhouse, one garage, one milk house, one chicken house, and the ruins of an out kitchen, lime quarry, lime kiln and two sheds. The most notable building is the Jacob Kooker Tavern, the oldest section of which dates to 1739. A tavern occupied the building from 1761 to about 1797.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[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 Kathryn Ann Auerbach (September 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John Eakin Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-24.