Daniel Boone Homestead

Exeter Township, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, has awarded a one-time contract to Simone Collins Landscape Architecture to perform certain professional (consulting) services work for the township to complete a Master Site Plan for the property. 

The vision for the project is to solidify the Daniel Boone Homestead as a valued community amenity with natural, historic, recreational, and interpretive experiences for all visitors to enjoy.

Main Project Goals:
1. Preserve and Enhance this Historical Experience/Promote the Historic Core;
2. Expand Recreational (passive) Opportunities; 
3. Assess Natural Features and Site Hydrology to Create Community Attraction;
4. Protect Natural Resources and Address Stormwater Issues; 
5. Address Site Circulation and Parking Improvements.  


The Daniel Boone Homestead property is located within Exeter Township, and owned and maintained by the Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission. 

Project Status: 
RFP Released:  July 27, 2020
Pre-Proposal Meeting:  August 19, 2020
Last Day for Questions:  August 21, 2020
Responses to Questions Due:  August 28, 2020  [View Q&A Document Here]
Proposals Due:  September 18th, 2020 by 3PM  **NOTE, this date has been extended from September 10, 2020.
Contract Awarded: November 9th, 2020

Public Participation Schedule:
*Meetings will be held virtually, with a transition to in-person meetings when permissible. The link to join the meeting will be posted in advance, you can find come tips on joining a MS Teams meeting here

Committee Meeting #1: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
Committee Meeting #2: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Public Meeting #1 - Programming/Brainstorming: Tuesday, March 9th 7pm-9pm Video
**presentation begins at the 05:00 minute mark. 
Public Survey
Committee Meeting #3: Thursday, April 29th, 2021
Public Meeting #2 - Initial Concepts: Thursday, May 27th, 2021 7pm-9pm
Committee Meeting #4: Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
Public Meeting #3 - Draft Plan - Monday, September 27th (Board of Supervisors Meeting)
Committee Meeting #5: Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
Public Meeting #4 - Final Plan: Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 7pm-9pm


Supporting Materials:
Request For Proposals (RFP); to request a copy, please send an email request to Laurie Getz. 
Virtual Pre-Proposal Meeting
Virtual Pre-Proposal Meeting Presentation
Daniel Boone Homestead Visitor Guide 
Daniel Boone Homestead Brochure

Maps:
Aerial Photo of Daniel Boone Homestead
Site Map

For questions or additional information, please contact:
Laurie Getz or Will Brugger
610-779-5660