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

Kennett Square

 

—National Register of Historic Places - 1989 —

 
Kennett Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
1. Kennett Square Marker
Inscription.
Borough of
Kennett Square
National Register
Historic District
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Incorporated 1855

 
Erected 1990 by Borough of Kennett Square.
 
Location. 39° 50.693′ N, 75° 43.1′ W. Marker is in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of West Cypress Street and South Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on West Cypress Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennett Square PA 19348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Manor of Steyning (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Brandywine (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pierre S. du Pont, Fountain Visionary (approx. 2.9 miles away); An Engineer's Garden (approx. 2.9 miles away); Indian Hannah Birthplace (approx. 3 miles away); The Peirce - du Pont House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Peirce's Park (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kennett Square.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kennett Square – Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 17, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kennett Square, PA – Living Places
Kennett Square image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
2. Kennett Square
. (Submitted on December 17, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Longwood Gardens - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 17, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. History of Kennett Township, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 21, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Mushrooms, Longwood Gardens, & The Underground Railroad
Kennett Square is widely regarded as the mushroom capital of the world. Botany abounds there, it is also home to the world famous Longwood Gardens started by the DuPont family. Kennett Square was also a major station of the Underground Railroad.
    — Submitted December 17, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

 
Additional keywords. mushroom, underground railroad
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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