Longland (Holicong, Pennsylvania)

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Longland (Holicong, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Longland (Holicong, Pennsylvania)
Longland (Holicong, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Longland (Holicong, Pennsylvania)
Location2909 Holicong Road, near Holicong, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°20′37″N 75°03′26″W / 40.34361°N 75.05722°W / 40.34361; -75.05722Coordinates: 40°20′37″N 75°03′26″W / 40.34361°N 75.05722°W / 40.34361; -75.05722
Area14.9 acres (6.0 ha)
Built1844, 1845
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #99001498[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 20, 1999

Longland, also known as the Margaret Mead Farmstead, is a historic home located near Holicong, in Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1845, and is a large 2 3/4-story, five bay by two bay, stuccoed stone dwelling. It has Greek Revival design details and features an ornate entranceway with rectangular transom and sidelights. Also on the property is a three-story, stone bank barn dated to 1844. It has an attached one-story stone ell. Other contributing buildings are a two-story, wood frame wagon house and woodshed / garage that abuts the house. It was a childhood home of American anthropologist Margaret Mead (1901-1978). Her family purchased the property in 1912 and sold it in 1926.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


  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 Jeffrey L. Marshall (October 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Longland" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-30.