Dale-Engle-Walker House

House History


Samuel Dale, a 42-year-old Scots-Irish immigrant, had settled for a few years on the western side of the newly-opened Susquehanna Valley before eventually buying this 137-acre farm in 1785.

Courtesy of Mike Molesevich

The House

Within eight years, a handsome four-room limestone house fronted the original log cabin erected about twenty years earlier. The new structure was appropriate for a person of Dale’s political and social position as his neighbors repeatedly elected him to the state legislature.