Mill Tract Farm

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Mill Tract Farm, also known as the George Boone Homestead, is a historic house and farm complex located in ##Exeter Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania|Exeter Township##, ##Berks County, Pennsylvania### The original section of the house was built about 1750, with a western addition built about 1790 and rear additions completed between 1790 and 1820# It is a two-story, five bay, "L"-shaped ##fieldstone## dwelling in the ##Georgian architecture|Georgian## style# Also on the property are a 2 1/2-story, stone ##grist mill## #c# 1728#; early-19th century, 2 1/2-story, fieldstone tenant house; large late-18th century stone and frame barn; stone ##Sty|pig pen##; and two-story, stone horse barn# The grist mill was purportedly built by George Boone, III, grandfather of frontiersman ##Daniel Boone##, who received the original land grant#

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