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

Harrison House

C. 1700

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
1. Harrison House Marker
Inscription.  Home of Robert Harrison, 2 ½ Story Stucco Over Stone. Old features intact. Connected to original section by a stone wall. It is a 1 ½ Story banked Springhouse, with living quarters & fireplace. 1776 date stone above entrance. Owned by General Anthony Wayne family in 1700, His Sister lived here in 1709.
 
Erected by Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureColonial EraWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
 
Location. 40° 1.022′ N, 75° 24.336′ W. Marker is in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Davids Road and Paper Mill Road, on the left when traveling north on St. Davids Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3397 St Davids Road, Newtown Square PA 19073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paper Mill House (a few steps from this marker); Paper Mill House & Museum / Mills Along Darby Creek
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
2. Harrison House Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. David's Church (approx. half a mile away); Nathan Matlack House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Moore House (approx. 0.6 miles away); George H. Earle III (approx. one mile away); 7th Day Baptist Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Square Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown Township.
 
 
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 56 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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