Dale-Engle-Walker House Tours

History & Heritage

June 27, 2021 to September 26, 2021

Dale-Engle-Walker House

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The Union County Historical Society's Dale-Engle-Walker House will be open on Sunday, June 27 from 1 to 3 pm. The house will also be open for tours on Sundays July 18 and 25, August 15 and 29, and September 11 and 26.


 

Learn how the story of Samuel Dale and the Dale-Engle-Walker House are intertwined with the Susquehanna River Valley’s history. The house, built by Scots-Irish immigrant Samuel Dale c. 1793, was rented to tenant farmers for many years and remained in the Dale family until 1929. Jacob and Maude Engle purchased the property for their dairy farm and made improvements during the 1940s to the house and land. “Charlie” Walker, professor at Bucknell University, and Rosie Walker, a master gardener, purchased the property in 1957, and In 2001 the house was given by the Walker estate to the Union County Historical Society. Tours are open to the public and free of charge, although donations are appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




























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