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Chester Springs in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chester Springs

 
 
Chester Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
1. Chester Springs Marker
Inscription.
Formerly Yellow Springs
A Revolutionary Hospital
Built by authority of Congress in 1777 stood about one hundred yards north of this point. Many Revolutionary soldiers who died in it are buried in this vicinity.Dr. Samuel Kennedy
its director and surgeon
died here June 17, 1778.
 
Erected 1916 by Chester County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 6.005′ N, 75° 37.347′ W. Marker is in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Yellow Springs Road and Art School Road, on the right when traveling north on Yellow Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester Springs PA 19425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Good News Productions (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chester Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lightfoot Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graceanna Lewis (approx. 3.3 miles away); Valley Forge General Hospital (approx. 4.3 miles away); Weaver’s Cottage
Chester Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
2. Chester Springs Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Battle of the Clouds (approx. 4.7 miles away); Welkinweir (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Yellow Springs. Provides details of the hospital and resort. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary
 
Lincoln Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
3. Lincoln Building
Built in 1899 when the town was a thriving resort, the Lincoln Building stands just south of the ruins of the hospital.
Ruins of the Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
4. Ruins of the Hospital
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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