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The 1696 Thomas Massey House

Lawrence Rd., Broomall, PA
+1 610-353-3644
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One of the older homes in the area

This is one of the older homes in the Philadelphia area and is well worth a visit. The interior is... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
Zach F
Step Back in Time

A hidden gem in Marple Township. Imagine being the only resident within miles of another. Visit on... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
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Jul 8, 2017
“One of the older homes in the area”
Sep 13, 2016
“Step Back in Time”
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Lawrence Rd., Broomall, PA
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+1 610-353-3644
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

This is one of the older homes in the Philadelphia area and is well worth a visit. The interior is quite well preserved and has been nicely set up to give you an idea of what it looked like. The tour was very good and...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

A hidden gem in Marple Township. Imagine being the only resident within miles of another. Visit on Sundays 1-4 for a complete and informative tour by a true historian.

1  Thank SARGEBROOMALL
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Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Little house with a very big history. Great view of life in Broomall back in the day. The volunteers here are 100% committed to their project. This place is GREAT.

1  Thank Jerry Z
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Massey House is full of history of Marple Township and the settlers thereof. Look for their "special plantation days" when they have all kinds of exhibits and workshops.

1  Thank Betsy4904
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Excellent restoration and preservation of an historical building, located in a suburban setting, easily found with on site parking.

1  Thank john a
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Reviewed May 20, 2015

Loved touring this house! Guides were very informative and friendly. There are many interesting facts of the time period! It was very charming and I would go visit again.

2  Thank woowoo461
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Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

The Massey house grounds just got some care and looks great. As usual the buildings are still nicely kept and give an accurate picture of the past. All events are well run.

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Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

The history of an everyday family from the 1700s is a rare find. The people who give tours here take pride in it, and know a great deal about the life and times of the colonial lifestyle. You can really understand what life was like...More

3  Thank lynneuendo
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Reviewed October 17, 2014

This well-preserved 18th century home is a tribute to the hard work of its first owner Thomas Massey - an English Quaker who came to Marple Township in the late 1600s as an indentured servant - and to the dedicated volunteers who have maintained this...More

3  Thank saramatthews
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Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is one of the earliest examples of how one can overcome obstacles to live the American dream, Thomas Massey fulfilled his indenture and received the promised 50 acres of land from his master as well as 50 acres from William Penn. The house is...More

3  Thank Adam C
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