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Chadds Ford in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kuerner Farm

 
 
Kuerner Farm NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
1. Kuerner Farm NHL Marker
Inscription.

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

This farmstead and its adjacent fields
served as both subject and setting for the
painter Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009). During a
career of more than seventy-five years, Wyeth
made nearly a thousand images of the
Kuerner Farm and those who lived there


 
Erected 2011 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 52.155′ N, 75° 34.461′ W. Marker is in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Touch for map. The farm is only accessible via guided seasonal tours that begin at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, 1 Hoffman's Mill Road off US Hwy 1. Marker is in this post office area: Chadds Ford PA 19317, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Served in the Armed Forces (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lafayette’s Headquarters
Kuerner Farmhouse and NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
2. Kuerner Farmhouse and NHL Marker
(was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The National Arborist Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gideon Gilpin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christian C. Sanderson (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Honor All Who Served in the Founding, Defense, and Preservation of Our Great Country (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chadds Ford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kuerner Farm Information. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kuerner Farm: The Inspiration behind Greatness. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kuerner Farm Wyeth. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Brandywine River Museum of Art. (Submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureArts, Letters, MusicEnvironmentMan-Made Features
 
Kuerner Farmstead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
3. Kuerner Farmstead
Kuerner Hill from Farmhouse Porch image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2017
4. Kuerner Hill from Farmhouse Porch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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