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Buhl Farm Park and Golf Course

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1913–1915, George Rettig, landscape architect. Forker Blvd. between Hazen and Yahres rds.

This three-hundred-acre city park adjacent to the Sharon Country Club has a free golf course and bandstand funded by a trust donated to the people of Sharon in 1915 by iron manufacturer Frank H. Buhl. The former farm's wooded and relatively flat landscape has a lake, ponds, gardens, stone gatehouse, casino, and performing arts center, as well as playing fields laid out by landscape architect George Rettig of Cleveland.

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Lu Donnelly et al.
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Lu Donnelly et al., "Buhl Farm Park and Golf Course", [Hermitage, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-01-ME12.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 541-541.

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