Wright's Ferry Mansion is a historic home located in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1738, and is a 2 1/2-story, rectangular limestone dwelling with a gable roof and pent eave. It was built for Susanna Wright, an English Quaker poet and businesswoman, and its architecture reflects a mix of English and Germanic elements.Plan your visit to Wright's Ferry Mansion and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Columbia itinerary planner.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
The house was restored to appear as in 1750 and is open to the public several days a week from May through October.
Wright's Ferry Mansion Reviews
This house is incredible! So many of the original building still intact from the mid 1700's. Everything is clean and polished. Liz, our tour guide was beyond excellent. And only 5.00 admission. more »
I never knew this place existed before today. The smell of fresh flowers greeted us as we walked in through the door, and back in time. The house itself is beautiful, with lovely architectural... more »
Liz was our tour guide today and the title doesn't befit her as she is so much more. Liz showed how passionate she is of the history of Susanna Wright and the museum and it's exquisite artifacts. Thank you for having such a delightful, intelligent individual who made our morning a most memorable one to remember. Sincerely, Jeanette Dalton Frances B. Koharcheck
What an absolutely amazing experience! Our tour guide was so kind and patient and super knowledgeable. It was so much fun to learn about Suzey Wright and her history. Only $5, I felt like I walked away richer!!! 100% encourage everyone to go, local or not.
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