Near Pottstown in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
is Listed in The
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
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.)
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. • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Places •
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.