Collen Brook Farm
Collen Brook Farm
Collenbrook Farm, November 2009
|Location||Off Mansion and Marvine Rds., Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania|
|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|
|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 1/2-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).
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.
- "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 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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