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

Knowlton

 
 
Knowlton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
1. Knowlton Marker
Inscription. Country house designed by Frank Furness (1839-1912), one of the 19th century's most innovative architects. Built in 1881 for banker William Rhawn, its design captured the spirit of the Victorian age and set new standards for domestic architecture.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.34′ N, 75° 4.471′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Rhawn Street and Verree Road on Rhawn Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fox Chase and Rockledge World War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burholme World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burholme Memorial for Peace (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pennepack Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Pennepack Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gilbert Motier DeLafayette (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Knowlton Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
2. Knowlton Mansion
Knowlton Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
3. Knowlton Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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