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Cedar Grove, Landsdowne Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Cedar Grove, Landsdowne Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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Summary

Significance: Between 1748-1750 Elizabeth Coates Paschall built Cedar Grove near her father's farm in Frankford, an area northeast of Philadelphia. Designed to serve as a modest summer retreat, the house was greatly altered and enlarged during the 18th century and moved to Fairmount Park in 1926. Cedar Grove contains many of its orginal 18th and 19th century furnishings and stands today as a monument to its builder, the Paschall-Morris family, and the Colonial Revival movement in America.
Survey number: HABS PA-1651
Building/structure dates: ca. 1750 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1752 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1799 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1926
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72001151

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Paschall, Elizabeth Coates
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.97824, -75.20626
Google Map of 39.9782369, -75.2062567
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