Smith Family Farmstead

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Smith Family Farmstead
Smith Family Farmstead, PA 01.JPG
Smith Family Farmhouse. November 2012.
Smith Family Farmstead is located in Pennsylvania
Smith Family Farmstead
Location South of New Hope on River Road, Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′6″N 74°55′39″W / 40.31833°N 74.92750°W / 40.31833; -74.92750Coordinates: 40°19′6″N 74°55′39″W / 40.31833°N 74.92750°W / 40.31833; -74.92750
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1767
NRHP Reference # 78002354[1]
Added to NRHP January 30, 1978

Smith Family Farmstead, also known as Riverside, is a historic home located at Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1767, and is a 2 1/2-story, three bay by two bay, gable roofed stone dwelling. A one bay by two bay, stone and frame addition was built in 1945. Also on the property is a contributing two-story stone building used as a garage. It was the birthplace of U.S. Senator from Indiana Oliver H. Smith (1794-1859).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]



  1. ^ a b Staff (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 Lillee D. Zieran and Susan M. Zacher (September 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Smith Family Farmstead" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-01.