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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Request for Proposals to Lease Kennedy Supplee Mansion

OPPORTUNITY: Lease Historic Kennedy Supplee Mansion

Kennedy Supplee Mansion
The National Park Service (NPS) at Valley Forge National Historical Park is accepting responses to the Kennedy Supplee Mansion Request for Proposals (RFP) until a responsive proposal is received or the RFP is cancelled. Please refer to the RFP for more information.

Site tours are now available. Please contact Patrick (Pat) Madden at pat_madden@nps.gov for more information.

The RFP provides the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to submit proposals to the National Park Service to lease this property. This lease opportunity is open to all interested persons on a competitive basis. Whoever submits the proposal for each property, judged best under the proposal selection criteria, will be given an opportunity to negotiate a final lease agreeable to both the offeror and the National Park Service.

The Kennedy-Supplee Mansion, originally called "Kenhurst," is an Italianate and Italian Villa-styled mansion with 9,276 feet of above-grade space featuring Egyptian Revival interior decorations. It was built in 1852 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in Upper Merion Township at the eastern edge of Valley Forge National Historical Park off of Pennsylvania State Route 23. The mansion is visible from U.S. Route 422 and is close to the commercial center of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
RFP Release Date
September 30, 2013
Property for lease may be used for the following purposes or other purposes as approved by the NPS: Restaurant, Catering Establishment, Special Event and/or Conference Center, Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Professional Offices (medical, accounting, legal, consulting, etc).
On State Route 23.
Ten to fifty years.
Site Tours
Contact Pat Madden
Each Friday beginning Friday, February 21, 2014, 1:00 PM until a responsive proposal is received or this RFP is cancelled.
To request a site visit, submit questions, or obtain further information regarding this Request for Proposals, please contact:
Patrick Madden, Business Manager
Valley Forge National Historical Park
1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406-1009
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Did You Know?

Cars at Washington's Headquarters Parking Lot

Valley Forge was Pennsylvania’s first state park, established in 1893. In 1976, the bicentennial year of the Declaration of Independence, the park was transferred to the National Park System as Valley Forge National Historical Park.