Goodwin Acres

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Goodwin Acres
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Goodwin Acres, January 2011
Goodwin Acres is located in Pennsylvania
Goodwin Acres
Location 600 Reservoir Road, near West Chester, East Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′55″N 75°33′16″W / 39.98194°N 75.55444°W / 39.98194; -75.55444Coordinates: 39°58′55″N 75°33′16″W / 39.98194°N 75.55444°W / 39.98194; -75.55444
Area 14.9 acres (6.0 ha)
Built c. 1736, c. 1749, c. 1840
NRHP Reference # 80003471[1]
Added to NRHP June 27, 1980

Goodwin Acres is a historic home located in East Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1736, with two additions made about 1749 and about 1840. It is a 2 1/2-story, four bay by one bay, coursed fieldstone dwelling with a gable roof with dormers. The west addition is a low one-story structure with a gently pitched gable roof. The east addition is one-story. The additions are unified to the main structure by a porch. An enclosed porch and library were added in 1941. Also on the property are a stone and frame Pennsylvania bank barn (c. 1900) and a stone spring house.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Winifred Serne (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Goodwin Acres" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.