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Ice Harvest Museum in East Bradford Township, PA


Ice Harvest Museum in East Bradford Township, PA

This is a new ice harvesting museum by the former owner of the Brandywine Ice Company, Peter Stack. It is in a barn erected in the 1834 by William Ingram, who also built Girard College. For a time the barn was Brandywine Hall for Smedley Darlington's School for Young Ladies. (Most of the information I posted is from the 1936-2012 Chester County Day flyer by the Chester County Day Committee. Some of it I found on the Web.)


Location: Antique Ice Tool Museum , 825 Sconneltown Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19382, United States
Listing Category: Attractions, History, Industry, Museums, Nostalgia, Repurposed Properties, Tourism
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Formal name is Antique Ice Tool Museum and is located on Sconnelltown Rd, not Bridle Lane, please correct. The Barn is an adaptive re-use of the national register eligible Ingram Barn, purchased in 1812 the site notes a frame barn on stone foundation. Under private ownership, tours by appointment only. The first and most extensive collection of the inception of the ice industry in the US that in 1880s was second only to cotton industry in size and income the US. [The first posting of this comment was wiped out in a computer glitch - we apologize.]
Date : 2013-07-11

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.antiqueicetoolmuseum.org/. ... Note that there are two ice lakes on Cyber Plaque presently, Stillwater Lake and Lake Naomi, in the Poconos. [Re-posted after glitch.]
Date : 2013-07-11

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