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



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B&W Photos

HB1005308
South Front, From The Southeast

HB1005309
North Rear

HB1005310
South Front, Detail Of Entrance

HB1005311
North Rear, Detail Of Door (as Seen Open, From The Interior)

HB1005312
Interior, Basement, West Wall, Detail Of Fireplace

HB1005313
Interior, Basement, West Wall, Detail Of Fireplace, Showing Cooking Crane

HB1005314
Interior, First Floor, West Room, Showing Fireplace And Panelled Wall

HB1005315
Interior, First Floor, West Room, Detail Of Fireplace Mantel And Wall Paneling

HB1005316
Interior, First Floor, West Room, Detail Of Construction Of Partition

HB1005317
Interior, First Floor, West Room, Detail Of Door To Basement Stair

HB1005318
Interior, First Floor, West Room,detail Of Main Entrance

HB1005319
Interior, First Floor, East Room, Detail Of Fireplace

HB1005320
Interior, Second Floor, East Room, Detail Of Corner Fireplace

HB1005321
Photocopy Of Drawing (from: Lossing, Benson, J

HB1005322
Photocopy Of Photograph (from Chester County Historical Society) Ca

HB1005323
Photocopy Of Photograph (from Collection Of Chester H

HB1005324
Photocopy Of Photograph (source Unknown) Ca


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


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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