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New Brighton in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

White Cottage

 
 
White Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
1. White Cottage Marker
Inscription. Home of Grace Greenwood (Sara J. Clarke Lippincott, 1823-1904), pioneer woman correspondent, poetess, and authoress. While living here during the mid-19th Century, she wrote many of her popular juvenile stories.
 
Erected 1969 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 43.868′ N, 80° 18.615′ W. Marker is in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on 3rd Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 65) south of 12th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1221 3rd Avenue, New Brighton PA 15066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Merrick Art Gallery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (about 700 feet away); Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Townsend Company (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brighton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Portraits of American Women Writers. Brief biography of Grace Greenwood. Includes an engraving of her likeness. (Submitted on March 5, 2006.) 

2. Sara Jane Clarke (Grace Greenwood).
White Cottage image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
2. White Cottage
Her home is now the rectory of Christ Episcopal Church, which is next door.
Short biography from Milo Adams and Social Movements of the Nineteenth Century, Edited by Peggy Jean Townsend and Charles Walker Townsend III. (Submitted on March 5, 2006.) 

3. White Cottage - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism. Grace Greenwood is discussed in this book. This link is to the entry on Amazon.com. (Submitted on March 5, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Photo showing relationship of White Cottage to Christ Church. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
3. Photo showing relationship of White Cottage to Christ Church.
Grace Greenwood (Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott) image. Click for full size.
George Eastman House Collection, ca 1850s
4. Grace Greenwood (Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,846 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 26, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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