Lewis Summers Farm

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Lewis Summers Farm
Lewis Summer Farm 2.JPG
Barn at the Lewis Summer Farm, September 2012
Lewis Summers Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Lewis Summers Farm
Location 60 Headquarters Rd., Ottsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′8″N 75°9′1″W / 40.46889°N 75.15028°W / 40.46889; -75.15028Coordinates: 40°28′8″N 75°9′1″W / 40.46889°N 75.15028°W / 40.46889; -75.15028
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1830
Architectural style Colonial, Other, Vernacular German Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91001124[1]
Added to NRHP August 27, 1991

Lewis Summers Farm, also known as the Whitacre Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Ottsville, Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The farmhouse was built about 1830, and is a vernacular German Colonial stone dwelling. A stone addition was built in 1866. The main section is 2 1/2-stories, four bays wide, and measures 32 feet by 28 feet. The front facade features a hipped roof portico. Also on the property are a variety of contributing farm-related outbuildings and structures.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[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 Patricia V. Whitacre (February 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lewis Summers Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.