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Frederick and Catherine Leaser Farm
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Farmhouse at the Frederick and Catherine Leaser Farm
Location 7654 Leaser Rd., Lynn Township, Pennsylvania
Area 76 acres (31 ha)
NRHP reference No. 03001420
Added to NRHP January 14, 2004

Frederick and Catherine Leaser Farm, also known as the Frederick Leaser Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Lynn Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It includes the original log cabin (c. 1750), Pennsylvania German vernacular farmhouse (1849), Pennsylvania bank barn (1888), outhouse (c. 1900), smokehouse (c. 1900), summer kitchen / baking house (c. 1850), wagon shed (1906), poultry shed (c. 1875), two frame storage sheds, and a corn crib (c. 1910). Also on the property is the family burial ground and an archaeological site surveyed in 1981–1982. Frederick Leaser is known for transporting the Liberty Bell to the Zion Reformed Church in Allentown during the American Revolutionary War. The farm was in the Leaser family from 1750 to 1998.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

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