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

Green-Bank

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Green-Bank Marker
Inscription. Name given to house built on this site in 1721 by David Lloyd. At one time, it was the home of Admiral Porter and Commodore Porter with whom Admiral Farragut often visited. Razed in Feb., 1882 by "Jackson Explosion".
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 50.792′ N, 75° 21.379′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of East 2nd Street and Crosby Street, on the right when traveling south on East 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Swedish Burial Ground (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Morton (about 600 feet away); Christofer Columbus (about 600 feet away); Washington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonial Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swedish Colonists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Viet Nam (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Civil
 
Green-Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Green-Bank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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