John Rex Farm

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John Rex Farm
John Rex Farm.jpg
The main house in September 2014
John Rex Farm is located in Pennsylvania
John Rex Farm
Location 0.5 mi. E of Jefferson on PA 188, Jefferson Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′16″N 80°2′54″W / 39.93778°N 80.04833°W / 39.93778; -80.04833Coordinates: 39°56′16″N 80°2′54″W / 39.93778°N 80.04833°W / 39.93778; -80.04833
Area 71 acres (29 ha)
Built c. 1874
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 98000443[1]
Added to NRHP May 8, 1998

John Rex Farm, also known as Goodwin/Strickler Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Jefferson Township in Greene County, Pennsylvania. The main house was built about 1874, and is a 1 1/2-story, frame dwelling with a steeply pitched gable roof in the Gothic Revival style. The house was renovated in 1990, at which time a full basement was added. Also on the property are the contributing summer kitchen (c. 1865), barn (c. 1870), carriage house (c. 1870), smokehouse (c. 1870), and a wrought iron fence (c. 1910).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[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 Clinton Piper and Steven Chaitow (January 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John Rex Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-09.