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
John Rex Farm is located in the US
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
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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (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). 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.