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Ridley Creek State Park

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1968 established. Providence Rd. (PA 252) and West Chester Pike (PA 3)

Ridley Creek State Park is a creation of 1968 that incorporated the vast twentieth-century estate of Walter Jeffords and the remains of various historic farms and mills into open space for the county. The park contains three significant complexes, the Jeffords house ( DE13), the group of buildings operated as the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation ( DE12), and the mill village variously called Bishop's Mills or Sycamore Mills.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Ridley Creek State Park", [Glen Mills, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 220-220.

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