Ridley Creek State Park is only 15 minutes from my apartment, and holds within it the Colonial Plantation featured in a previous post. With miles of trails to hike, Ridley Creek has many still-occupied 18th century farmhouses (oh how I want one,) as well as ruins of ones that did not survive the ages. The ruins… Continue reading Ridley Creek State Park: 18th Century Charm
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
Even though I've lived in the Philly area for six years, I for some reason had never been to the Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park. In an effort to experience all the history the greater Philadelphia area has to offer, I finally went.