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Rittenhouse Homestead

 
 
Rittenhouse Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
1. Rittenhouse Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Historic Rittenhousetown
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
National Historic Landmark
Site of Americaís first paper mill 1690
Pennís Grant Chapter Pennsylvania Society
National Society Colonial Dames † XVIIC

21 May 1995

 
Erected 1995 by National Society Colonial Dames - Pennsylvania Chapter.
 
Location. 40° 1.763′ N, 75° 11.381′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Lincoln Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is accessible from the parking area for Rittenhouse Town off Lincoln Drive. 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. Colonial Herb Garden (here, next to this marker); David Rittenhouse (here, next to this marker); Rittenhouse Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhousetown Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Rittenhouse Home at RittenhouseTown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Germantown
Rittenhouse Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
2. Rittenhouse Homestead Marker
(about 400 feet away); Dr. Mary Davis Ridgway (about 800 feet away); Ten Box Shelter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
More about this marker. The logo of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century appears at the top of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Historic RittenhouseTown – A National Landmark District. (Submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Marker at the Rittenhouse Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
3. Marker at the Rittenhouse Homestead
Rittenhouse Homestead with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
4. Rittenhouse Homestead with Marker
The marker is seen here next to the mill on the Wissahickon Creek.
Rittenhouse Paper Mill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
5. Rittenhouse Paper Mill
Rittenhouse Homestead - Established 1690 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
6. Rittenhouse Homestead - Established 1690
Rittenhouse Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
7. Rittenhouse Homestead
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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