Near West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Squire Thomas Cheyney
1731 – 1811
Erected by Thornbury Township Historic Preservation Commission.
Location. 39° 56.343′ N, 75° 31.675′ W. Marker is near West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Cheyney Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is across the street from the Library of Cheyney University. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19382, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fanny M Jackson Coppin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jimmy Carter (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic Village of Thornton (approx. 2.2 miles away); Yellow House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Elder Civil War Paroled P.O.W. Camp (approx. 2.3 miles away); Glen Mills (approx. 2.4 Goshen Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Okehocking Indian Town (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
Regarding Squire Thomas Cheyney. This land was acquired with grant-in-aid assistance from the following agencies. Pennsylvania’s Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund, Act of July 2, 2002, P.L. 259 No. 50. The Chester County Heritage Park and Open Space Municipal Grant Program, Commissioners of Chester County Pennsylvania
Also see . . .
1. Document on Thomas Cheyney & Family. (Submitted on May 24, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Battle of Brandywine. Cheyney helped Washington (Submitted on May 24, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 24, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.