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Near Exton in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Weaver’s Cottage

 
 
Weaver’s Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, October 14, 2011
1. Weaver’s Cottage Marker
Inscription. This stone home was erected circa 1798 on the foundation of an 18th century Log Building owned by John Quinn, Weaver and the original proprietor of the townships first Tavern, The Fox Chase Inn.
For many years the cottage was associated with the Inn, now a private residence.
It was destroyed by fire in 1976
 
Location. 40° 2.25′ N, 75° 37.02′ W. Marker is near Exton, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of East Swedesford Road and N. Ship Road, on the right when traveling west on East Swedesford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Exton PA 19341, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Clouds (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of the Clouds (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lightfoot Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Chester Springs (approx. 4 miles away); We Hold in Honor and Sacred Memory (approx. 4 miles away); Isaac Dutton Barnard (approx. 4.1 miles away); Columbus Penn Evans (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Chester Springs (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Weaver’s Cottage. If you click on the "click for Map" link the foundation
Weaver’s Cottage Stone Foundation Ruin image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, October 14, 2011
2. Weaver’s Cottage Stone Foundation Ruin
this marker is posted on is clearly visible if you zoom in.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Inside the Ruins walls image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, October 14, 2011
3. Inside the Ruins walls
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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