Montco mansion offered for free if the taker can move it

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported today that a Limerick mansion built in 1834 is available for free, provided the taker moves the building in its entirety.

The 17-room Hood Mansion, as it’s called, has chestnut floors, nine fireplaces, and reportedly served as a stop on the Underground Railroad for slaves fleeing north.

“FREE TO ANYONE WHO CAN MOVE HER! Otherwise, she will sadly be reduced to a pile of rubble,” reads the notice posted by Tyler Schumacher, president of the Eastern Pennsylvania Preservation Society (EPPS).

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Previous plans for the property have fallen through. A Brooklyn developer who owns the property plans to turn it into a warehouse center, the Inquirer said.

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Photo: Eastern Pennsylvania Preservation Society