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Chester County Prison, 235 West Market Street, West Chester, Chester County, PA

Chester County Prison, 235 West Market Street, West Chester, Chester County, PA

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Summary

Significance: This building is a good example of prison architecture of the middle third of the nineteenth century and was built in the best possible manner from the design of Thomas U. Walter.
Survey number: HABS PA-1134
Building/structure dates: 1838 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1871 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1876 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1885 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Walter, Thomas U
Ingram, William
Jefferis, Chalkley
Coburn, John
Taylor & Hapton
Hunt, Joseph
Gus, H R
Anderson, Bart, historian
Goode, Ned, photographer
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Location

West Chester (Pa.)39.95832, -75.60758
Google Map of 39.9583212, -75.6075802
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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