Seven generations of the Pollins family have worked this 192-acre farm, among the most beautiful in western Pennsylvania, which has buildings dating from the late 1700s to the 1880s. The handsome red brick Greek Revival house sits on a shelf of land sheltered on the northwest by the crest of a hill and overlooks a rural vista to the southeast. The large, white frame posted forebay Pennsylvania barn is of timber-frame construction with an unusual triple-braced center post. Turned walnut posts supporting the forebay are unique to this barn. A remarkable number of intact outbuildings remain, including a smokehouse from the 1790s, springhouse (1820s–1850s), chicken coop, machinery shed, wagon shed, utility shed, pig pen, sheep barn (all 1880s), and tenant house (c. 1900).
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David Pollins Farm, “Sewickley Manor”
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