in West Chester, Pennsylvania - c.1760
— A town at that time known as Turk's Head —Site of First Schoolhouse in West Chester (Turk's Head), built of logs, 1760. Used as a hospital for American wounded after the Battle of Brandywine, Sept, 1777. Some soldiers died and were buried here in the schoolyard.
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|Placed By||West Chester Area School Board & by donation of the West Chester Area Education Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 448294 N 4423546|
|Decimal Degrees||39.96048333, -75.60538333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.629', W 75° 36.323'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 37.74" N, 75° 36' 19.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||484, 610|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3 W Gay St, West Chester PA 19380, US|
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