Bucher Ayres Farm

4607 W. Whitehall Rd., Pennsylvania Furnace, PA



Bucher Ayres Farm is a historic home and farm complex located at Ferguson Township. The complex consists of the main house, a carriage shed / ice house, a smoke house, and an outhouse. The main house was built in 1858, and is in three sections. The main block is two stories and five bays wide in a traditional Georgian style. It features a three bay, Greek Revival style portico with a hipped roof.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Reference number
NR name
Ayres, Bucher, Farm
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Georgian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Agriculture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Agricultural outbuildings
Period of significance
Significant years
1858; 1860
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7