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

Upsala

 
 
Upsala Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
1. Upsala Marker
Inscription.
This property has been placed
on the
National Register
of
Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected by US Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 40° 2.805′ N, 75° 10.992′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Germantown Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6430 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American Side of the Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Witness Tree (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cliveden (about 700 feet away); Soldiers of the War of 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Buried Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Germantown Meetinghouse (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Upsala. Details of Upsala from the Historic Germantown website. (Submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Upsala Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
2. Upsala Marker
 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker at 6430 Germantown Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
3. Marker at 6430 Germantown Avenue
Upsala Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
4. Upsala Mansion
Built circa 1740, this Federal architecture house was a witness to the October 4, 1777 Battle of Germantown. It is located across the street from the Chew mansion, where some of the fiercest fighting took place.
Gen. and Mrs. Washington at the Upsala Mansion. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
5. Gen. and Mrs. Washington at the Upsala Mansion.
British Troops at Upsala image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 5, 2013
6. British Troops at Upsala
British soldiers march past the Upsala mansion during the Battle of Germantown reenactment.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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