Ship Inn

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Ship Inn
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Ship Inn, April 2010
Ship Inn is located in Pennsylvania
Ship Inn
Ship Inn is located in the US
Ship Inn
Location 100 N. Ship Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′47″N 75°36′39″W / 40.02972°N 75.61083°W / 40.02972; -75.61083Coordinates: 40°1′47″N 75°36′39″W / 40.02972°N 75.61083°W / 40.02972; -75.61083
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1796
Built by Bowen, John
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
MPS West Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP Reference # 84003301[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1984

Ship Inn is a historic inn and tavern located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1796, and is a two-story, six bay, Georgian style stone building with brick chimneys. The main block measures 50 feet by 37 feet, with a rear kitchen wing measuring 29 feet by 20 feet. It remained in operation as an inn until 1854. In the 20th century, a restaurant opened in the building.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (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 M. L. Wolf and L. Goldstein (December 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Ship Inn" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.