Hayhurst Farm

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Hayhurst Farm
Hayhurst Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Hayhurst Farm
Hayhurst Farm is located in the United States
Hayhurst Farm
Nearest cityWrightstown, Pennsylvania
Area85 acres (34 ha)
Built1742 (1742)
Built byJohn Hayhurst
NRHP reference No.74001759[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 12, 1974

The Hayhurst Farm is an historic, American farmhouse that is located near Wrightstown, Pennsylvania.

History and architectural features[edit]

This historic structure was built by Quaker minister John Hayhurst in 1742. Hayhurst was a member of the Wrightstown Friends Meeting. General John Sullivan stayed at the farm during the American Revolution, beginning on December 20–25, 1776, before crossing the Delaware River and leading troops in the Battle of Trenton on the morning of December 26.[2]

The farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[2]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Hayhurst Farm" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 1974. Retrieved December 17, 2013.