Selective demolition reveals the original barn

First picture in this gallery shows Circa 1740 English barn revealed as the layers of later additions are peeled away.  Other shots are historical pictures shared by the Strodes family.

For 250 years

...a single Quaker family built thriving businesses at this corner. The 1723 mill across the street ground corn, pressed cider, and turned trees into usable lumber. As the family prospered, they added this pork-processing barn, which produced some nationally....

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1000 Lenape Rd, West Chester, PA 19382, (610) 429-9093‚Äč

Future uses

This crossroads is perfectly sited for historic storytelling and community uses. 

Get Involved

What can you offer? We gratefully accept all kinds of help, from muscle for cleaning up the site to marketing and fundraising, to historical research, to legal advice and more. Get in touch with us to learn more and make a difference.

Learn about Plum Run Master Plan Project, which includes the Strode’s Barn property.