Coatesville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Whittier C. Atkinson
(1893 - 1991)
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
Location. 39° 59.219′ N, 75° 48.477′ W. Marker is in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on E. Chestnut Street near N. 8th Ave., on the right when traveling east. 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. Peter Bezellon (approx. 0.4 miles away); John G. Parke (approx. 0.8 miles Graystone - Abram Francis Huston House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brandywine Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Brandywine Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charles Lukens Huston House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Lukens Huston House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coatesville.
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