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Joseph Gilpin House, U.S. Route 1 (Birmingham Township), Chadds Ford, Delaware County, PA

Joseph Gilpin House, U.S. Route 1 (Birmingham Township), Chadds Ford, Delaware County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This early stone house, part of which dates from c. 1695, was used by Lafayette during the Battle of Brandywine.
Survey number: HABS PA-1116
Building/structure dates: ca. 1695 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1745 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1782 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1791 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1809 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1767 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Lafayette
Pyle, Howard
Brumbaugh, G Edwin
Anderson, Bart, historian
Goode, Ned, photographer
place

Location

Chadds Ford (Pa.)39.87178, -75.59132
Google Map of 39.8717773, -75.5913178
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