David Harvard House

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David Harvard House
David Harvard House Chesco PA.JPG
David Harvard House, February 2011
David Harvard House is located in Pennsylvania
David Harvard House
Location South of Valley Forge, off Interstate 76, Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°4′24″N 75°27′47″W / 40.07333°N 75.46306°W / 40.07333; -75.46306Coordinates: 40°4′24″N 75°27′47″W / 40.07333°N 75.46306°W / 40.07333; -75.46306
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1766
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001107[1]
Added to NRHP October 26, 1972

David Harvard House, also known as the Former Quarters of Lee and Bradford, is a historic home located in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The original house was built about 1766, and is a 2 1/2-story, stuccoed stone structure. It has a rear wing. During the American Revolution the house served as headquarters for General Charles Lee and Col. William Bradford in late-1777 and early-1778, during the encampment at Valley Forge.[2]

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


  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 Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (January 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: David Harvard House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.