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

Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops

Built circa 1740 with 1750 addition

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, September 11, 2014
1. Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops Marker
Inscription.  The Goshenville Blacksmith Shop is in its original location and was the center of village life for nearly 200 years. It has a working forge and a display of an early l800's Conestoga farm Wagon along with a collection of historic tools. The adjoining Wheelwright Shop is a c1750's addition. A second floor was added in the early 1800's. The stone artisan building currently has an all-season room that is used for community meetings and classes. Blacksmith and wheelwright demonstrations take place in the forge area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 59.523′ N, 75° 32.597′ W. Marker is in East Goshen Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Boot Road and North Chester Road (Pennsylvania Route 352), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Boot Rd, West Chester PA 19380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Milltown/Hickman Plank House (a few steps from this marker); Goshenville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. Ware 3rd, Commerce Center
Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 11, 2014
2. Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Goshen Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Sugartown (approx. 2 miles away); Massacre Farm / 19th Century House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Paoli Veterans Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); Malvern World War II Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Goshen Township.
 
Historic Goshenville image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 11, 2014
3. Historic Goshenville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 377 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.
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