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

Welkinweir

 
 
Welkinweir Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
1. Welkinweir Marker
Inscription.
This Property
is Listed in The

NATIONAL REGISTER
of HISTORIC PLACES

By The United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2001 by The United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 40° 9.281′ N, 75° 40.859′ W. Marker is near Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Prizers Road. Touch for map. There is a sign for the Green Valley's Association - Welkinweir, at Prizer Road and Pottstown Pike (PA Route 100). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1368 Prizers Road, Pottstown PA 19465, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Coventry Township WW II Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Warwick Furnace (approx. 4 miles away); Chester Springs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Good News Productions (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Chester Springs (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lightfoot Mill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Graceanna Lewis (approx. 5.9 miles away); Colonel Thomas Bull (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the front of the Mansion, the Mansion cannot be seen
Welkinweir Front Entry image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
2. Welkinweir Front Entry
from the road. The driveway is long and narrow, it is paved however.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welkinweir - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 10, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Green Valley's Association. (Submitted on January 10, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional comments.
1. What is Welkinweir?:
Welkinweir is a 197-acre oasis of permanently protected land. The surrounding trails reveal a great deal of natural beauty, featuring a 55-acre arboretum and historic estate house, as well as ecologically diverse wetland, meadow, and woodland habitats. The property is a living laboratory for the study of ecological issues, sustainability, and land stewardship, offering inspiration and education for visitors and community members. Welkinweir is the home of Green Valleys Association, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to protect and preserve the water resources of Northern Chester County Pennsylvania, through advocacy and education.
    — Submitted January 10, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryNotable Places
 
Welkinweir Front of 1940 Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
3. Welkinweir Front of 1940 Mansion
Welkinweir South Face image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
4. Welkinweir South Face
1750 House image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
5. 1750 House
The root cellar door off of the driveway image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
6. The root cellar door off of the driveway
Welkinweir South Vista - Rodebaugh Lake & Spring House image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
7. Welkinweir South Vista - Rodebaugh Lake & Spring House
Welkinweir - Foyer Stairway image. Click for full size.
By Julie Davis/Misopocky
8. Welkinweir - Foyer Stairway
Welkinweir - Main House Living Room image. Click for full size.
By Julie Davis/Misopocky
9. Welkinweir - Main House Living Room
Entry Sign at Prizer Road image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
10. Entry Sign at Prizer Road
Green Valley's Office image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
11. Green Valley's Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 10, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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