Ridgewood Farm

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Ridgewood Farm
Ridgewood Farmhouse 01.JPG
Ridgewood Farmhouse. September 2013.
Ridgewood Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Ridgewood Farm
Ridgewood Farm is located in the US
Ridgewood Farm
Location Jct. of PA 724 and I-176, Cumru Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′43″N 75°53′50″W / 40.29528°N 75.89722°W / 40.29528; -75.89722Coordinates: 40°17′43″N 75°53′50″W / 40.29528°N 75.89722°W / 40.29528; -75.89722
Area 136 acres (55 ha)
Built 1809
Architectural style Federal, Pennsylvania bank barn, Other
MPS Farms in Berks County MPS
NRHP reference # 92000399[1]
Added to NRHP May 7, 1992

Ridgewood Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has eight contributing buildings and five contributing structures. They are a two-story, vernacular Federal sandstone farmhouse (c. 1810); sandstone Pennsylvania bank barn (1809); sandstone summer kitchen / butcher house; 1 1/2-story, sandstone produce storage building (1810); ground cellar; stone wall; and other outbuildings. Also on the property are the remains of the Schuylkill Canal that operated from 1924 to 1932, and two railroad lines.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

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  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 Phoebe Hopkins (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ridgewood Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.