East Brandywine Township near Downingtown in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Buchanan Read
Was born March 12, 1822
In the house two hundred
and eighty feet
East of this point
Marked by Chester County Historical Society
Erected 1912 by Chester County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1822.
Location. 40° 2.41′ N, 75° 44.957′ W. Marker is near Downingtown, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. It is in East Brandywine Township. Marker is at the intersection of Corner Ketch Road and Rolling Glen Lane, on the left when traveling west on Corner Ketch Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 457 Corner Ketch Rd, Downingtown PA 19335, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas B. Read (approx. one mile away); James Joseph "Jim" Croce (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springton Manor (approx. 2.4 miles away); George Alexander Spratt (approx. 2.8 miles away); Edward Hunter Homestead (approx. 3 miles Downingtown Log House (approx. 3.3 miles away); This Park Named in Memory (approx. 3.7 miles away); Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downingtown.
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Also see . . .
1. Thomas Buchanan Read's Painting ~ "Sheridan's Ride". (Submitted on March 2, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Thomas Buchanan Read's Poem ~ "Sheridan's Ride". (Submitted on March 2, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.