Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kennett Square in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Manor of Steyning

 
 
The Manor of Steyning Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
1. The Manor of Steyning Marker
Inscription.
The Manor of Steyning
of 15,500 acres patented by
William Penn
for "Fatherly Love"
and one beaver skin yearly to his daughter
Laetitia Penn
at Philadelphia, October 23, 1701
is here marked on its western line adjoining
a tract of 14,500 acres
which the Proprietor patented to his son
William Penn Junior,
May 24, 1706

 
Erected 1926 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Chester County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 50.681′ N, 75° 43.63′ W. Marker is in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on West Baltimore Pike, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is roadside but up a steep hill, a half mile west of the center of town. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 West Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square PA 19348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kennett Square (approx. half a mile away); State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Brandywine
The Manor of Steyning - Hill Top image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
2. The Manor of Steyning - Hill Top
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Pierre S. du Pont, Fountain Visionary (approx. 3.2 miles away); An Engineer's Garden (approx. 3.2 miles away); Indian Hannah Birthplace (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Peirce - du Pont House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennett Square.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Steyning Manor. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentNative AmericansNotable Places
 
The Manor of Steyning Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, December 15, 2011
3. The Manor of Steyning Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement