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Edward Hunter was the third presiding bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Born 22 June 1793 in Newtown Square, PA he moved to his home in 1830. In an agreement with the community he built on this property the West …
Historic Waynesborough Birthplace and Ancestral Home of Major General Anthony Wayne 1745-1796
In the wooded knoll above sleeping their last sleep rest the Indian owners of these lands before the white man came.
The National Registry of Historic Places Denney Reyburn Senior Apartments 1841-1887 ~ Barnard Street Public School First public school in West Chester 1887-1985 ~ Tag factory of S.L. Denney First automatic tag manufacturing plant 1995 …
The American Right Flank Slows the British AdvanceGeneral Adam Stephen's 3rd and 4th Virginia Regiments situated on the far right end of the American line on the crest of the present day Sandy Hollow Heritage Park held their positions until overwh…
On the hill north of this marker the State Fencibles of Philadelphia camped in the summer of 1814 enroute to the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812
Trimbleville, circa 1740, was named after Irish immigrant James Trimble. Located along the 1728 Great Valley Road, the hamlet grew up around one of Chester County's earliest grist mills, powered by the Broad Run. Due East, on the Brandywine Creek,…
Erected in 1812 for many years a flourishing classical and mathematical school stood on a site in the rear of this house the first president of the Board of Trustees was John Forsythe the first secretary was Dr. William Darlington. In 1869 this sc…
Barns-Brinton House 1714 National Register of Historic Places
Site of Mason & Dixon's "Stargazing" Observatory 1764 In the roadbed near this stone, a square iron spike marks the original location of the astronomical observatory used by surveyor-astronomers Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon in …
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