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Brandywine Mansion

 
 
Brandywine Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
1. Brandywine Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Historic Fleming house, purchased by Moses Coates in 1787. Acquired in 1810 by Jesse Kersey and Isaac Pennock, founders of the Brandywine Iron Works. Occupied 1816-1825 by Pennock's son-in-law, Dr. Charles Lukens, whose widow Rebecca continued and expanded the firm's operations following his death. Rebecca Lukens, who lived here until her death in 1854, gained renown for her vision and business capability.
 
Erected 1985 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 39° 58.832′ N, 75° 49.286′ W. Marker is in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of S. 1st Street and Maple Ave., on the right when traveling south on S. 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coatesville PA 19320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brandywine Iron Works - Early 1800s (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
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marker also named Brandywine Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Terracina (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Lukens Huston House Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lukens Mill - Late 1800s (about 400 feet away); Charles Lukens Huston House (about 400 feet away); The Lukens Mill - Early 1900s (about 500 feet away); Graystone - Abram Francis Huston House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coatesville.
 
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Brandywine Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2008
2. Brandywine Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,578 times since then and 90 times this year. Last updated on October 18, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Oct. 2, 2023