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

Kuerner Farm

 
 
Kuerner Farm NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
1. Kuerner Farm NHL Marker
Inscription.  

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

This farmstead and its adjacent fields
served as both subject and setting for the
painter Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009). During a
career of more than seventy-five years, Wyeth
made nearly a thousand images of the
Kuerner Farm and those who lived here.


 
Erected 2011 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArts, Letters, MusicEnvironmentLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 39° 52.155′ N, 75° 34.461′ W. Marker is in Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from Ring Road. The farm is only accessible via guided seasonal tours that begin at the Brandywine
Kuerner Farmhouse and NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
2. Kuerner Farmhouse and NHL Marker
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River Museum of Art, 1 Hoffman's Mill Road off US Hwy 1. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Ring Rd, Chadds Ford PA 19317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archie's Corner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The National Arborist Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gideon Gilpin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christian C. Sanderson (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Honor All Who Served in the Founding, Defense, and Preservation of Our Great Country (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chadds Ford Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kuerner Farm Information. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kuerner Farm: The Inspiration behind Greatness. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kuerner Farm Wyeth. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Brandywine River Museum of Art. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Kuerner Farmstead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
3. Kuerner Farmstead
Kuerner Hill from Farmhouse Porch image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
4. Kuerner Hill from Farmhouse Porch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on June 28, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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