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Newtown Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Preston Mansion

1805

 
 
Preston Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
1. Preston Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
Unspoiled Federal Mansion
Eleven Fireplaces
Original Woodwork and Paneling
Historically Significant

 
Erected by Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 59.139′ N, 75° 25.069′ W. Marker is in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Boot Road 0.3 miles west of West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 Boot Road, Newtown Square PA 19073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. High Larches (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clara Harlowe Barton (approx. half a mile away); Mary Lyon (approx. half a mile away); Betsy Ross (approx. half a mile away); Jane Addams (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elizabeth Fry (approx. 0.6 miles
Preston Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
2. Preston Mansion
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away); Louisa May Alcott (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Lewis Barn Complex (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown Township.
 
Additional plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
3. Additional plaque on the building
The plaque is nearly identical to the marker, except that the date is "C. 1805" instead of "1805."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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