Morton Homestead, November 2009
|Location||Prospect Park, Pennsylvania|
|Area||3 acres (1.2 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||70000546|
|Added to NRHP||December 2, 1970|
|Designated PHMC||September 09, 1966|
The homestead was founded in 1654 by Morton Mortenson, a Finnish immigrant, when the area was part of the New Sweden colony. Mortenson's great-grandson, John Morton, signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Parts of the current house date back to the 1698 with a large addition constructed in the 18th century.
- Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Harty A. Overholtzer, Jr. (June 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Morton Homestead" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-06.
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