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

High Larches

c. 1734

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
1. High Larches Marker
Inscription.  
Formerly called
Willow Dell Farm
Early Evan Lewis Tract
Dated 1724

 
Erected by Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 59.151′ N, 75° 25.413′ W. Marker is in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Boot Road 0.4 miles west of West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 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. Preston Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Lewis Barn Complex (approx. half a mile away); William Lewis House (approx. half a mile away); Bartram Bridge (approx. ¾ mile away); Clara Harlowe Barton (approx. 0.8 miles away);
High Larches Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
2. High Larches Marker
Betsy Ross (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mary Lyon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Elizabeth Fry (approx. 0.8 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. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 5, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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