Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters

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Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters
Lord Sterlings Quarters Valley Forge.JPG
Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters, January 2010
Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters is located in Pennsylvania
Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters
Location South of Valley Forge at 555 Yellow Springs Road, Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°5′4″N 75°27′46″W / 40.08444°N 75.46278°W / 40.08444; -75.46278Coordinates: 40°5′4″N 75°27′46″W / 40.08444°N 75.46278°W / 40.08444; -75.46278
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1738
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 74000283[1]
Added to NRHP February 15, 1974

Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters, also known as Homestead Farm (1880) and Echo Valley Farms (1926-1973), is a historic home located in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in three sections, with the oldest dated to about 1738. The center structure is dated to 1769, and the kitchen added between 1791 and 1835. It is a stuccoed stone dwelling with a medium gable roof. The center section is three bays wide. It was renovated in 1926. During the American Revolution the house served as headquarters for Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling in late-1777 and early-1778, during the encampment at Valley Forge.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes David C. Stacks (June 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Maj. Gen. Lord Stirling Quarters" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.