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Orange County’s Hopewell Farm Home to One of the Oldest Barns in the United States

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Built in the mid-1780s, Hopewell Farm — also known as the John I. Crawford Farm — is a well-preserved example of an early Hudson Valley farm, and remains a landmark in Crawford, New York, the town named for its founding family.

Looking for a weekend retreat, with tons of historical charm and significance? And a barn that may be among the oldest in the country?

Hopewell Farm in Orange County’s Crawford, is on the market for $695,000.

Built in the mid-1780s, Hopewell Farm — also known as the John I. Crawford Farm —  is a well-preserved example of an early Hudson Valley farm, and remains a landmark in the town named for its founding family.

Now on seven acres, the five-bedroom, three-bath main house features wood-hewn beams, wide-plank floors and a large hearth-style fireplace with a mantel imported from England. But, there are modern necessities such as updated bathrooms and kitchen.

Built by Crawford’s son Jonathon, who served in the Revolutionary War, the home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Continue reading on Rockland/Westchester Journal News.

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