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Peter Wentz Farmstead

. Description:  Farmhouse built in 1758, used by George Washington as his headquarters for part of 1777, now the site of a working 18th century farmstead with reconstructed barn.  Gardens, orchards, farm animals and fields with 18th century cultivation techniques and active craft program.
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How to find: 
Address:
Shearer Road, East of Rt 73/363 intersection
PO Box 240
Worcester, PA 19490

Parent Organization:
Montgomery County Parks
Contacts
Phone 610 584-5104
fax 610 584-6860
E-mail mailto:DCram@mail.montcopa.org
URL
Peter Wentz Farmstead Historic Site
   www.montcopa.org/historicsites/

Peter Wentz Farmstead Society
http://www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org/
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Year Round (last tour 3:30) 1 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
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As of  MAR 2008     Free   reservations required
Special Fees: Donations accepted
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What kind of visit you can have:  1758 farmhouse surrounded by 90 acres of land farmed in 18th century style.  The house was used twice by Washington as a headquarters.  There is a barn with animals typical of the period, garden, orchards, and fields and an active crafts program.
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Last Update:  01/09/2010

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