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Folly Farm

Also known as: Pen-y-Bryn, Rolling Hill Farm

Built: 1892
Status 2020: demolished

Rose Glenn Road, Gladwyne, PA; original owner: Samuel Megargee, paper merchant; subsequent owners: Paul Hagenlocher (1909), Walter C. Pew (1929), Lower Merion Township (1995); original farmhouse architect: unknown; M. Parker Nichols redesigned the early farmhouse (1892); Clyde Smithe Adam designed a Colonial Revival mansion on the site (1909); plot size: 43 acres plus additions by Walter C. Pew;

2 Items

PHE Binder 3 (Gladwyne)

Data sheetPHE3-FOL 01
Front viewsTwo similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE3-FOL 02


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house is gone