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

Milltown/Hickman Plank House

circa 1808

 
 
Milltown/Hickman Plank House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 11, 2014
1. Milltown/Hickman Plank House Marker
Inscription. This “Hall and Parlor” style house has a kitchen (Hall) and a living room (Parlor) on the first floor and two bedrooms upstairs. There are two angled fireplaces in the center-of the front wall similar to “Penn Plan” houses. It is constructed of sawn planks separated by dowels which are dovetailed at the four corners and mortised at two center posts. The house is listed in the Historic American Building Survey in the Library of Congress. The house originally was located on West Chester Pike, deconstructed, put into storage, re-assembled and opened to the public in 1999.
 
Location. 39° 59.525′ N, 75° 32.582′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Boot Road and North Chester Road (Pennsylvania Route 352), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops (a few steps from this marker); Goshenville (within shouting distance of this marker); John H. Ware 3rd, Commerce Center (approx. 0.4 miles away); Goshen Baptist Church
Milltown/Hickman Plank House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 11, 2014
2. Milltown/Hickman Plank House
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Sugartown (approx. 2 miles away); Massacre Farm / 19th Century House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Paoli Veterans Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); Malvern World War II Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Historic Goshenville image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. Historic Goshenville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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