Drexel Hill

Drexel Hill is located in the western part of Upper Darby Township. U.S. Route 1 (Township Line Road) and forms most of its northern border with Haverford Township.

The Lower Swedish Cabin on Creek Road alongside Darby Creek is possibly the oldest log house in North America. The cabin is believed to have been built by early Swedish settlers. The cabin was most likely built around 1640, but the exact year is not known. Log cabin architecture was a major contribution of the colonial Swedes. The style was copied and became and the log cabin became popular all across America.

Collen Brook Farm is an historic home located Road in Drexel Hill. The original house and barn were built about 1710 by Abraham Lewis. It was most recently acquired by Upper Darby Township. 

 

Thornfield, the estate of  Thomas Garrettabolitionist, lies on Garrett Road (named for his family). Garrett resided here before 1822 and would later work as a station master in Wilmington, Delaware, the last stop on the Underground Railroad. In 1956, the Thornfield estate was purchased by Caroline and Walter Isard. Walter founded the Regional Science department at the University of Pennsylvania. Caroline went on to found the Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia

The estate is owned by Randal T. Rioux. It is currently undergoing restoration, along with renovations necessary to preserve its history and allow for modern capabilities.

 

 

SEPTA operates two suburban trolley lines and a number of bus lines through Drexel Hill.

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