Uwchlan Meetinghouse

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Uwchlan Meetinghouse
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Uwchlan Meetinghouse, February 2011
Uwchlan Meetinghouse is located in Pennsylvania
Uwchlan Meetinghouse
Location N. Village Ave. (Rte. 113), Lionville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′16″N 75°39′37″W / 40.05444°N 75.66028°W / 40.05444; -75.66028Coordinates: 40°3′16″N 75°39′37″W / 40.05444°N 75.66028°W / 40.05444; -75.66028
Area less than one acre
Built 1756
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001606[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1973

Uwchlan Meetinghouse is a historic Quaker meeting house located on North Village Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 113) at Lionville in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1756, and is a 2 1/2-story, rubble fieldstone structure with a gable roof. During the winter of 1777-1778, it was used as a hospital by the Continental Army at Valley Forge and staffed by Dr. Bodo Otto (1711–1787).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes David C. Stacks (July 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Uwchlan Meetinghouse" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30.