Spring City in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pennhurst State School & Hospital
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 11.206′ N, 75° 34.33′ W. Marker is in Spring City, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Schuylkill Road (State Highway 724). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring City PA 19475, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graceanna Lewis (approx. 3.9 miles away); Symbols of Steel Sculpture Garden (approx. 4.6 miles away); Phoenix Iron & Steel Company (approx. 4.6 miles away); Phoenix Iron Company (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Grubb Mansion (approx. 4.7 miles away); Augustus Lutheran Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Annie Wittenmyer (approx. 5 miles away); Valley Forge General Hospital (approx. 5 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker's location off of the Spring Hollow Golf Course was historically part of the Pennhurst campus.
Also see . . . Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance. More about the school and hospital. "Through preservation and adaptive re-use of the historic Pennhurst campus, the Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance seeks to ensure that those achievements won at Pennhurst are neither lost nor forgotten." (Submitted on June 30, 2010.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,749 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.