Robert Fulton Birthplace

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Robert Fulton Birthplace
Robert Fulton Birthplace.jpg
Robert Fulton Birthplace is located in Pennsylvania
Robert Fulton Birthplace
Nearest city Quarryville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°48′17″N 76°9′37″W / 39.80472°N 76.16028°W / 39.80472; -76.16028Coordinates: 39°48′17″N 76°9′37″W / 39.80472°N 76.16028°W / 39.80472; -76.16028
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1765
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 66000670[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966
Designated NHL January 29, 1964[3]
Designated PHMC 1978[2]

Robert Fulton Birthplace is a stone house that was the birthplace of inventor Robert Fulton.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964.[3][4]

It is located approximately 8 miles south of Quarryville, Pennsylvania on U.S. Route 22[3] or 7.5 miles south on U.S. Route 222.[4]

The Southern Lancaster Historical Society gives weekend tours of the house from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Robert Fulton Birthplace". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  4. ^ a b Richard E. Greenwood (1974(?)). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Robert Fulton Birthplace PDF (399 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 4 photos, exterior, from 1963, 1972, and 1974. PDF (1.67 MB)

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