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Willistown Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Sugartown

 

— Placed on the National Register of Historic Places ~ 1984 —

 
Historic Sugartown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 10, 2011
1. Historic Sugartown Marker
Inscription.  
Village of
Sugartown
~ c.1790 ~
Historic District
National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1984 by Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 40° 0.059′ N, 75° 30.464′ W. Marker is in Willistown Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Road and Sugartown Road, on the left when traveling east on Spring Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 260 Spring Rd, Malvern PA 19355, 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. Okehocking Land Grant (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Paoli Massacre (approx. 1.7 miles away); John H. Ware 3rd, Commerce Center (approx. 1.8 miles away); Goshenville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Milltown/Hickman Plank House (approx. 2 miles away); Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops
Sharpless Worrall House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 10, 2011
2. Sharpless Worrall House
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(approx. 2 miles away); Camp Life (approx. 2 miles away); "We bury’d our Dead next day in the field of Battle, All kill’d by the sword and Bayonet." (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Sugartown Official Website. (Submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sugartown - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Sugartown Historic District. (Submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional commentary.
1. Origin of Sugartown Village
Sugartown was named after 19th-century tavern keeper, Eli Shugart. Sugartown is a typical crossroads village that provided goods and services to the surrounding farm community. Buildings in this village consisted of an Inn, general store, blacksmith and wheelwright, cabinetmaker, saddler, shoemaker and a doctor.
    — Submitted December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
 
Village map of Historic Sugartown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Willistown Township Parks
3. Village map of Historic Sugartown
Hannah Chever House - Wm Garrett House - Book Bindery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 10, 2011
4. Hannah Chever House - Wm Garrett House - Book Bindery
Pennsylvania Style Forebay Bank Barn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 10, 2011
5. Pennsylvania Style Forebay Bank Barn
Note the marker visible on the far right
Saddler's Shop - Residence - General Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, November 10, 2011
6. Saddler's Shop - Residence - General Store
Main Street of Historic Sugartown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By ~ Vintage Postcard ~
7. Main Street of Historic Sugartown
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on January 5, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on December 27, 2017, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022