Oscar Hammerstein II's Highland Farm is located on East Road in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The famed lyricist purchased this 1740, stucco and stone farm house in 1941. He and his wife, Dorothy had been looking for a peaceful retreat from the bustling city life of New York. They found it on this 72 acre property in eastern Pennsylvania. He used this home as a getaway for the rest of his life, working on many of his most famous musicals here at the house. Songs from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music were at least partially composed in his study on the second floor. He passed away here on August 22, 1960. The home is now run as a B&B. There is a historic marker on the corner near the home. Highland Farm has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.