Merestead Farms Historic Landmark Designation

  • June 2, 2014 - Land Patent Issued by President James Madison
  • 1818 - property purchased by Samuel Stover - the property's first farmer and builder of the original barn
  • 1849 - property purchased by Abraham Foust who continued to farm the land and built the homestead that exists today; he also leased a portion of the land to a local mining company
  • 1914 - John Beese (grandfather of John F. Beese) purchased property and named it "Merestead Farms"
  • Merestead Farms - Beese Sign
    Merestead Farms - Beese Sign
  • Side of Home
    Side of Home
  • Merestead Farms - Beese Home
    Merestead Farms - Beese Home
  • Horses
    Horses
  • Merestead Farms - Field
    Merestead Farms - Field
  • John's Truck
    John's Truck
  • Merestead Farms - Beese Home
    Merestead Farms - Beese Home
  • Merestead Farms Cake - August 6, 2014
    Merestead Farms Cake - August 6, 2014
  • Merestead Farms Horses
    Merestead Farms Horses
  • Merestead Farms Sign
    Merestead Farms Sign