Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

07Jan
2012
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The Sweetheart of Graeme Park: Elizabeth’s Loves, Losses, and Heartbreak

Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson led a life of wealth and privilege, romance and intrigue, heartbreak, poverty and sorrow. She was the youngest child of the prominent and wealthy Dr. Thomas Graeme and his wife, Ann Diggs Graeme, and the step-granddaughter of Sir William Keith, Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania. She spent her summers at idyllic Graeme Park […]

06Jan
2012
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It’s Better than a Blue Tarp: Progress? on the Roof

After laying out sheets of plywood on Dec. 30 so the lift truck wouldn’t get stuck, the “new roof” project was put back on hold until this week. Tuesday the crew showed up to install our brand, spankin’ new “temporary” rubber roof. This will help prevent additional leaking and plaster damage on the third floor […]

31Dec
2011
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Count Down to the New Year: Elizabeth’s Reflections on Her Old Family Clock

                      With the New Year upon us, I thought it appropriate to revisit Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson’s essay on the tall case clock that had been in her family most, if not all, of her life. The clock was meaningful to Elizabeth in that it marked […]

17Dec
2011
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Historic “doll house” miniatures inspired by Graeme Park

One of the things we frequently hear at Graeme Park is how much bigger the house seems once you’re inside, but did you know that Graeme Park was the inspiration for more than one miniature version? The earliest we’ve encountered were models created by architects employed by the Works Projects/Progress Administration (WPA) as part of […]

05Nov
2011
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Before and After: Pre-Restoration Photos of the Keith House

Everyone loves a good home improvement project with lots of before and after photos right? In cleaning out some computer files, I came across some old photos of the Keith House at Graeme Park from before the restoration work was done and thought they might be of interest to our readers. First up is an […]

05Sep
2009
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Historic Restoration of the Sills and Framing of the Keith House Windows and Doors

This summer a few restoration projects have been started on the Keith House at Graeme Park. The first, undertaken by the state, is the restoration of some of the window and door sills and framing, which were badly rotted in some places. The original sash were removed so the work could be done, giving us […]

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