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

West Chester

- 1788 -

 
 
West Chester Keystone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, November 18, 2011
1. West Chester Keystone Marker
Inscription.
West Chester
Originally “Turk’s – Head”
Renamed for Chester
Founded 1788

 
Erected by Early Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 39° 58.181′ N, 75° 36.113′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on East Marshall Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bayard Rustin (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Lafayette (approx. 0.3 miles away); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marshall Square Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marquis De LaFayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Townsend House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garden of Honor (approx. half a mile away); Simon Barnard Row (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
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West Chester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, November 18, 2011
2. West Chester Marker
West Chester Welcome sign, c. 1940's to 50's image. Click for full size.
Chester County Historical Society, December 7, 2011
3. West Chester Welcome sign, c. 1940's to 50's
 
 
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