Marple Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Built by noted Quaker, Jonathan Maris, c. 1750, this fieldstone farmhouse retains many early features such as a walk-in cooking fireplace and six corner fireplaces. The property was purchased by Robert Culbertson after the civil war and remained in his family until the early 20th century.
Erected by Marple Township Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
Location. 39° 58.983′ N, 75° 22.109′ W. Marker is in Marple Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3), on the right when traveling west. Marple Township. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2809 West Chester Pike, Broomall PA 19008, 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. Maris House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hood Octagonal School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Brookthorpe (approx. 1.2 miles away); Thomas Massey House1696 Massey House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Horace Lewis House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Newtown Friends Meeting (approx. 2 miles away); Lynnewood Park (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marple Township.
Also see . . . Marple Historical Society. (Submitted on January 11, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on November 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.