Elkins Estate is located in Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The estate contains seven buildings, the most notable being Elstowe Manor and Chelten House, both Horace Trumbauer designed mansions. Elstowe Manor was built in 1898 at the location where "Needles", the former family summer home of William L. Elkins had stood. Elkins, a prominent Philadelphia businessman, was integral in the formation of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company and SEPTA.
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