Meadowbrook

Meadowbrook is an unincorporated community in Abington Township  Montgomery County  Meadowbrook Farm located directly across from Meadowbrook Bird Sanctuary is a grand estate featuring a retail nursery, gardens and more.Designed and created by J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. (1913-2003), Meadowbrook Farm remains his garden legacy. Meadowbrook Farm sits on 25 acres in the suburbs to the north of Philadelphia in Abington Township. Eighteen of those acres are lightly-managed second growth woods. The remaining seven acres contain the private house, display gardens, and garden center. The original parcel of 150 acres, the house, and its furnishings were given to Liddon and his wife, Alice Herkness (1915-1996), as a wedding gift by her parents in 1936. (It really was a farm back then). The house was designed in the English Cotswolds style by architect Robert McGoodwin. The house and private gardens can be toured by arrangement.

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