Joel Dreibelbis Farm

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Joel Dreibelbis Farm
Joel Dreibelbis Farm Farmhouse 01.JPG
Joel Dreibelbis Farm Farmhouse. September 2013.
Joel Dreibelbis Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Joel Dreibelbis Farm
Location PA 143 near Virginville, Richmond Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°31′06.6″N 75°52′26.5″W / 40.518500°N 75.874028°W / 40.518500; -75.874028Coordinates: 40°31′06.6″N 75°52′26.5″W / 40.518500°N 75.874028°W / 40.518500; -75.874028
Area 181 acres (73 ha)
Built 1868
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 89001820[1]
Added to NRHP October 30, 1989

Joel Dreibelbis Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has 13 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 2 contributing structures. They include a 2 1/2-story, brick vernacular Federal-style farmhouse (1868); 1 1/2-story, summer kitchen (c. 1870); 1 1/2-story, stone and frame combination smokehouse / wash house / storage cellar (1882); stone ice house (c. 1875); frame Pennsylvania bank barn on a stone foundation (1908); wagon shed / corn crib; and farm related outbuildings. The property also includes an abandoned limestone quarry and abandoned railroad bed and bridge.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]



  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 Louise Emery (June 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Joel Dreibelbis Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.