Today, the restored 1704 house and large park are open to the public as an historical and cultural resource providing students and the public a variety of programs.Built in 1738, Wright’s Ferry Mansion reflects the sophisticated tastes and panoply of interests of its original owner, Susanna Wright.Built by John Neville in 1775, Woodville is interpreted to the period of 1780-1820 and preserves and interprets the Federal period of Pittburgh's history.When the Grundy family purchased this home in 1884, they set about turning the existing structure into a fashionable, modern house.The museum will guide you through the days, weeks and months after the battle of Gettysburg.It illustrates President Lincoln’s historic visit to the devastated town, the immortal words of the Gettysburg Address and the legacy of hope and healing that they brought, and continue to bring, to our nation.Glencairn, built between 19, was the home of the Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn family for forty years.Pitcairn designed Glencairn as a Romanesque-style “castle” for his outstanding collection of medieval objects, purchased as inspirational models for the artists working on Bryn Athyn Cathedral.
In 1790, Nathan Denison built his house on the western bank of Abrams Creek in then Kingston Township (now Forty Fort). Although typical of the homes in Connecticut, it was built in a style unusual to Pennsylvania.
A dynamic force in establishing colonial self-sufficiency, she encouraged industry, especially the production of silk and linen; implanted her Quaker beliefs; and stimulated a literary current through her poetry and correspondence.
Four early stone houses set on the Schuylkill River, the oldest structure in Berks County (Mouns Jones, ca. 1763, unrestored), the modest Bridge Keeper's House and the restored White Horse Tavern, ca. Built between 1908-1912, Fonthill was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930).
The Thomas Massey House is a monument to the American dream – the home of an indentured servant who became a landowner, and like the American dream the house has endured over 300 years.
The Thomas Massey House is one of the oldest English Quaker homes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.