Jacob Leiby Farm

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Jacob Leiby Farm is a historic farm complex, Pennsylvania Bluestone quarry, and national historic district located in Perry Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It has six contributing buildings, two contributing sites, and three contributing structures. All of the buildings are constructed of Pennsylvania Bluestone. They include a 2 1/2-story, five bay by two bay, vernacular Federal-style farmhouse (1829); 1 1/2-story, tenant house / blacksmith shop; Pennsylvania bank barn; wagon shed; cider house; and quarry house. The contributing structures are a bake oven, ground cellar, and large stone and earthen dam on Maiden Creek. The contributing sites are the Pennsylvania Bluestone quarry and cemetery. The quarry ceased operation in 1884, with the death of Jacob Leiby.

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