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

Indian Hannah Birthplace

1730 - 1802

 
 
Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, March 25, 2011
1. Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  
Indian Hannah
The last of the Indians
in Chester County was born in the vale
about 300 yards to the East on the land
of the protector of her people
the Quaker assemblyman
William Webb
Her mother was Indian Sarah
and her grandmother was Indian Jane
of the Unami Group
* Their Totem * The Tortoise *
of the Lenni-Lenape or Delaware Indians

 
Erected 1925 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Chester County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism series lists.
 
Location. 39° 52.137′ N, 75° 40.274′ W. Marker is in Kennett Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Longwood Road (Pennsylvania Route 52) and Greenwood Road, on the left when traveling east on Longwood Road
Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, April 10, 2014
2. Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker
Now located near the entrance to Longwood Gardens
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. This marker is near the entrance to Longwood Gardens, on tourist bureau property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Greenwood Rd, Kennett Square PA 19348, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longwood Progressive Quaker Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Flower Garden Walk (approx. Ό mile away); American Elm (approx. Ό mile away); Peirce's Woods (approx. 0.3 miles away); Open Air Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Peirce's Woods (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peirce's Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Longwood's Carillon (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Cabin of Indian Hannah, Burial Site
 
Also see . . .
1. Unami language of Lenni-Lenape. Pronounced: (Len-eye -- La-nop-ay) it means "Truth Tribe" (Submitted on March 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Lenni-Lenape. (Submitted on March 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Story Behind the Marker. (Submitted on October 18, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. Find-a-Grave ~ Indian Hannah Freeman. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
5. Marker Rededication Ceremony News Story. (Submitted on June 3, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 26, 2021
3. Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker
Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, March 25, 2011
4. Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker
Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, March 25, 2011
5. Indian Hannah Birthplace Marker
Book on the Life of Indian Hannah image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Image of Book cover
6. Book on the Life of Indian Hannah
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,312 times since then and 88 times this year. Last updated on April 11, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 11, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 30, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on March 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on April 11, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022