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

Brookthorpe

 
 
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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 9, 2020
1. Brookthorpe Marker
Looking east on PA 3 toward parts of green signs for I-476.
Inscription.  This federal style house was built on land originally owned by Robert Taylor. J. M. Moore constructed the original house in 1821, while the eastern section was added in the late 19th century.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 58.788′ N, 75° 20.769′ W. Marker is in Marple Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3) east of N. New Ardmore Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2193 West Chester Pike, Broomall PA 19008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maris House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lynnewood Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas Massey House (approx. one mile away); 1696 Massey House (approx. one mile away); Culbertson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Haverford Friends Meeting (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hood Octagonal School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Collen Brook Farm (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marple Township.
 
Brookthorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 9, 2020
2. Brookthorpe Marker
Marker is off camera to right.
Brookthorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., November 9, 2020
3. Brookthorpe Marker
More distant view, looking east on PA 3.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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