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Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

. Description:  112 acre, 250 year old working  farm dedicated to everyday life in the 18th century.  The buildings were restored using 18th century tools and technology.  Costumed interpreters work the farm and explain their activities to visitors.
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Ridley Creek State Park
Media, PA 19063

Parent Organization:
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
Phone 610 566-1725
Brandywine CVB
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Apr 12 - Nov (last ticket sold at 4) 10-4 10-4
Season Open weekdays by appointment
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As of MAR 2008          
Special Fees:  Event prices range from$4 to $8 for adults
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What kind of visit you can have:  Observe a working 18th century Quaker farm as the residents go about their daily chores and activities
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Buildings: Farm house, outbuildings
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