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John Chad House, State Route 100, U.S. Route 1, Chadds Ford, Delaware County, PA



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Item Title


Location
U.S. Route 1 vicinity, Chadds Ford, PA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS PA-1256
Building/structure dates: 1700 initial construction
Significance: This early 18th century vernacular farmhouse, which has retained a high degree of integrity, was constructed and owned by members of a prominent Quaker family. During the Revolution, the house survived the Battle of Brandywine.

Subjects
Farmhouses
Stone Buildings
Domestic Life


Related Names
Wyeth, John
Goode, Ned, Photographer
Anderson, Bart, Historian
Null, Druscilla J., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT, FROM THE SOUTHEAST
2. NORTH REAR
3. SOUTH FRONT, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE
4. NORTH REAR, DETAIL OF DOOR (AS SEEN OPEN, FROM THE INTERIOR)
5. INTERIOR, BASEMENT, WEST WALL, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
6. INTERIOR, BASEMENT, WEST WALL, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE, SHOWING COOKING CRANE
7. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM, SHOWING FIREPLACE AND PANELLED WALL
8. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE MANTEL AND WALL PANELING
9. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM, DETAIL OF CONSTRUCTION OF PARTITION
10. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM, DETAIL OF DOOR TO BASEMENT STAIR
11. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST ROOM,DETAIL OF MAIN ENTRANCE
12. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
13. INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, EAST ROOM, DETAIL OF CORNER FIREPLACE
14. Photocopy of drawing (from: Lossing, Benson, J. Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution. (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1855), Vol. 2, p. 180.) ca. 1855, delineator unknown WEST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT
15. Photocopy of photograph (from Chester County Historical Society) ca. 1905, photographer unknown NORTH REAR
16. Photocopy of photograph (from collection of Chester H. Thomas, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania) ca. 1930, photographer unknown WEST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT
17. Photocopy of photograph (source unknown) ca. 1952, photographer unknown EAST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT


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