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Delplaine House

 
 
Delplaine House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
1. Delplaine House Marker
Inscription.
This building
erected by
The Market Square
Corporation,
is a reconstruction
of the
Delplaine House
which stood on this site from
the Settlement until 1884 A.D.
G. Whitefield preached from
the Balcony overlooking the
Square. Many Women and
Children found refuge in the
cellar during the Battle of
Germantown.

 
Erected 1959 by Germantown Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 2.07′ N, 75° 10.361′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of E School House Lane and Germantown Avenue, on the left when traveling east on E School House Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers Monument at Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Reformed Church of Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Germantown White House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Germantown White House
Delplaine House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
2. Delplaine House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Louisa May Alcott (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Germantown Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing of the German Colonists (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Reconstructed Delplaine House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 3, 2011
3. Reconstructed Delplaine House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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