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

Thomas Buchanan Read

 
 
Thomas Buchanan Read Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, February 25, 2016
1. Thomas Buchanan Read Marker
Inscription.  
Poet – Painter – Sculptor
Was born March 12, 1822
In the house two hundred
and eighty feet
East of this point
Marked by Chester County Historical Society
1912

 
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 in East Brandywine Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. 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); Springton Manor (approx. 2.4 miles away); Edward Hunter Homestead (approx. 3 miles away); Downingtown Log House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road
Thomas Buchanan Read Marker Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, February 25, 2016
2. Thomas Buchanan Read Marker Roadside
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); John G. Parke (approx. 4.3 miles away); Whittier C. Atkinson (approx. 4.8 miles away); Peter Bezellon (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
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.)
 
Thomas Buchanan Read Marker Street View image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, February 25, 2016
3. Thomas Buchanan Read Marker Street View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 21 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.

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