Collins Mansion

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Collins Mansion
Collins Mansion, HABS Photo, August 1958
Collins Mansion is located in Pennsylvania
Collins Mansion
Location 633 Goshen Rd., near West Chester, West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′30″N 75°36′14″W / 39.97500°N 75.60389°W / 39.97500; -75.60389Coordinates: 39°58′30″N 75°36′14″W / 39.97500°N 75.60389°W / 39.97500; -75.60389
Area 3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Built 1727, 1758-1760
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001110[1]
Added to NRHP November 9, 1972

Collins Mansion, also known as the Joseph Collins House, is a historic home located in West Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1727, and 2 1/2-story, stone dwelling, with a serpentine stone facade and fieldstone sidewalls. It was extensively renovated in 1758-1760. It is considered the oldest dwelling in West Chester.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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 Harvey Freedenberg (July 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Collins Mansion" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05. 

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