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11.01.1853 American Republican
A Valley Farm at Private Sale, -
The subscriber offers at private sale, the
farm on which he now resides, situate in Tredyffrin
township, Chester county, consisting of 94 ACRES,
more or less, of arable Limestone land of the best
quality, of Great Valley soil, now in the highest
and most productive state of cultivation. The
buildings consist of a large and commodious
stone DWELLING, (suitable
for the accommodation of two
families,) with a kitchen attached, with water under
shelter, and fitted with all the modern inventions
for washing and other culinary purposes, a
large stone Barn, both for storage and stabling
with a large straw house attached wagon and
carriage houses, milk house, wood house, corn crib,
and other out buildings. There is on the premises,
a Limestone Quarry absolutely inexhaustible, as
some of the best quality underlies the entire surface.
The quarry is now in good condition easily
worked, and the lime kiln nearly new; Copper
and Silver ore were formerly mined on the premises,
and there is an appearance of Iron ore in several
places. There is a well of constant water near
the door, and an unfailing stream passes through
the property, to which there is access from the
barn-yard. There is also a large Apple Orchard
on the premises, and Peach, Pear and other fruit
trees in full bearing. This property is about two
miles from Valley Forge, on a public road from
Philadelphia to Reading, 1 mile from the Philadelphia
and Reading Railroad and the Schuylkill Navigation
at Port Kennedy, and about the same distance
from the Chester Valley Railroad. For a
view of the premises, terms of sale and other particulars,
apply to the subscriber residing thereon.
STEPHEN STEPHENS. Nov 1 - 3t pd.

See the Philip Powell Patent for the deed history.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 6/5/2022.

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