This stone home was erected circa 1798 on the foundation of an 18th century Log Building owned by John Quinn, Weaver and the original proprietor of the township's first Tavern, The Fox Chase Inn.
For many years the cottage was associated with the Inn, now a private residence.
It was destroyed by fire in 1976.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
Location. 40° 2.25′ N, 75° 37.02′ W. Marker is in West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Swedesford Road and N. Ship Road, on the right when traveling west on Swedesford Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Swedesford Rd, Exton PA 19341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Clouds (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of the Clouds (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lightfoot Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Chester Springs (approx. 4 miles
Regarding Weaver’s Cottage. If you click on the "click for Map" link the foundation this marker is posted on is clearly visible if you zoom in.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.