Humphry Marshall House

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Humphry Marshall House
HABS photo, July 1958
Humphry Marshall House is located in Pennsylvania
Humphry Marshall House
Location 1407 Strasburg Road,
Marshallton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′2″N 75°40′53.5″W / 39.95056°N 75.681528°W / 39.95056; -75.681528Coordinates: 39°57′2″N 75°40′53.5″W / 39.95056°N 75.681528°W / 39.95056; -75.681528
Built 1773–74
Architect Humphry Marshall
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 71000695
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 27, 1971[1]
Designated NHL December 23, 1987

The Humphry Marshall House (also called Marshall's Garden, Marshall's Arboretum, and the Botany Farm) in Marshallton, Pennsylvania, in West Bradford Township, Chester County, was the residence of American botanist Humphry Marshall. It is also a "rare example of a Pennsylvania country house".[2] The house was documented by the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) in July 1958. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 27, 1971 and was designated a National Historic Landmark on December 23, 1987.[2][3]

It is located in the Marshallton Historic District.

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The Humphry Marshall House was built from 1773 to 1774, 2 miles (3.2 km) from Marshall's birthplace.[3]

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  1. ^ "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved July 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Marshall, Humphry, House". National Historic Landmark Program. National Park Service. Retrieved February 8, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b Schooler, Alice Kent (December 15, 1986). "Humphry Marshall House". National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination From. National Park Service. Retrieved July 3, 2009. 

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