West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Part of the Ashbridge Sawmill, built on 771 acre land grant April 7, 1685 to Francis Fincher of Worcester England. In later years it became a home to workers employed at Westtown School. The Springhouse fell into disrepair until new floors and a roof were installed in 1993 - 94 by its current owner, T. S. Sanders.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1685.
Location. 39° 57.871′ N, 75° 32.684′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Westtown Way just south of West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Westtown Way, West Chester PA 19382, 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. Rocky Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Goshen Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); POW and MIA Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops (approx. 1.9 miles away); Milltown/Hickman Plank HouseGoshenville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Agricultural Landscape: Preserved for the Public Good (approx. 2.1 miles away); Camp Elder Civil War Paroled P.O.W. Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. 4. submitted on March 1, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.