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

Jefferis Ford

 
 
Jefferis Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, May 23, 2014
1. Jefferis Ford Marker
Inscription.
Jefferis Ford
Cornwallis crossed here
between 1 and 2 o’clock
September 11, 1777

 
Location. 39° 56.338′ N, 75° 38.17′ W. Marker is near West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of South Creek Road and Allerton Road, on the right when traveling west on South Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sconnelltown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Down by the Water’s Edge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stroud Preserve (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gilbert Cope (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of the Star Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away); Everhart Grove (approx. 1.7 miles away); Osborne's Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Osborne Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Jefferis Ford Marker Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, May 23, 2014
2. Jefferis Ford Marker Roadside
This steel bridge replaced the covered bridge over this creek which had burned down.
Jefferis Ford - This tree was here when General Cornwalis crossed this creek image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, May 23, 2014
3. Jefferis Ford - This tree was here when General Cornwalis crossed this creek
Jefferis Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Jefferis Covered Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on August 22, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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