Collen Brook Farm

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Collen Brook Farm
Collenbrook Farm, November 2009
Collen Brook Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Collen Brook Farm
Collen Brook Farm is located in the US
Collen Brook Farm
Location Off Mansion and Marvine Rds., Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′5″N 75°19′16″W / 39.95139°N 75.32111°W / 39.95139; -75.32111Coordinates: 39°57′5″N 75°19′16″W / 39.95139°N 75.32111°W / 39.95139; -75.32111
Area 4.9 acres (2.0 ha)
Built c. 1700-c. 1870
Built by Lawrence, Mordecai
Architectural style Colonial, Georgian, Other, Georgian Center Hall Plan
NRHP reference # 88003048[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1988

Collen Brook Farm, also known as Collenbrook, is a historic home and associated buildings located at Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The complex includes three contributing buildings: a farmhouse, a granite spring house (c. 1782), and stone and frame carriage house (c. 1870). The house is a 2 12-story, vernacular stone residence with a Georgian plan and consisting of three sections. The oldest section was built around 1700, with additions made in 1774, and 1794. It was the home of noted educator and political leader George Smith (1804–1882).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

The 18th-century period farmhouse house is owned by the Upper Darby Historical Society and open to the public on Sunday afternoons from May through October.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Nancy V. Webster and Thomas J. DiFilippo (June 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Collen Brook Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-11. 

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