What we’ve learned so far about the history of the farmhouse

While the Lytle family purchased the farm four generations ago, the historic house on the property dates much farther back. Property records show that a man named Joseph Alison was granted a warrant and survey — the first steps in land ownership —for the land in 1746. But the land was ultimately patented by JohnContinue reading “What we’ve learned so far about the history of the farmhouse”

The Story of Lytle’s Farm

The year was 1750. Pennsylvania remained a colony in a country that had yet to be born. And in New London Township, the sons of state founder William Penn sold over 300 acres to one man. But, that one farmer was not the sole owner of the land for long. On this land, stories abound.Continue reading “The Story of Lytle’s Farm”