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

David Townsend House

 

—Historic Site 5 - Borough of West Chester —

 
David Townsend House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 9, 2011
1. David Townsend House Marker
Inscription.
David Townsend House
This Property Devised December 1951 by
Marion Hoopes Stevenson
To the
Chester County Historical Society
As a memorial
To her Great-Grandfather
DAVID TOWNSEND
1787 – 1858
Banker, Botanist,
Civic Leader, Humanitarian.
In Appreciation
This marker was dedicated by the
Chester County Historical Society
October 1952

 
Erected 1952 by Chester County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 57.8′ N, 75° 36.214′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on North Matlack Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is attached to the side of the Townsend House near the front porch. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 N. Matlack Street, West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simon Barnard Row (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (about 600 feet away); Marshall Square Park (about 600 feet away); G. Raymond Rettew (about 600 feet away);
David Townsend House & WC Borough Historic site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 9, 2011
2. David Townsend House & WC Borough Historic site Marker
Historic West Chester, Pennsylvania Building (about 700 feet away); Historic American Structure (about 700 feet away); General Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marquis De LaFayette (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Regarding David Townsend House. The definition of Devised as used on this marker is: The act of bequeathing, transmitting or giving real property by will.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. David Townsend Gravesite. (Submitted on December 9, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. David Townsend in the Rash Surname Index. (Submitted on December 9, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Townsend Family - Google Books. (Submitted on December 9, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
West Chester Historic Site - # 5 image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 9, 2011
3. West Chester Historic Site - # 5
David Townsend House image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 8, 2011
4. David Townsend House
David Townsend c. 1840 image. Click for full size.
Archive Image
5. David Townsend c. 1840
David Townsend from 1881 History of Chester County image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
6. David Townsend from 1881 History of Chester County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   6. 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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