Twining Farm

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Twining Farm
Twining Farm 01.JPG
Twining Farm. October 2012.
Twining Farm is located in Pennsylvania
Twining Farm
Location Buck Road, Newtown Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°13′08.6″N 74°56′22.5″W / 40.219056°N 74.939583°W / 40.219056; -74.939583Coordinates: 40°13′08.6″N 74°56′22.5″W / 40.219056°N 74.939583°W / 40.219056; -74.939583
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1750
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82003766[1]
Added to NRHP July 1, 1982

Twining Farm, also known as the David and Elizabeth Twining Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Newtown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The stone farmhouse was built in two stages. They are a 2 1/2-story, stone eastern section, with a later three-bay, 2 1/2-story western addition built in 1832. A frame wing and bow window were added about 1940. Also on the property are a contributing stable, chicken house, and bank barn complex. The farm was featured in three of four Newtown farmscape paintings by noted artist Edward Hicks (1780-1849). Hicks had resided for 10 years at the farm as the foster son of Elizabeth and David Twining.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[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 Mr. A. Newton Gish (March 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Twining Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.