Uwchlan Meetinghouse

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Uwchlan Meetinghouse
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Uwchlan Meetinghouse, February 2011
Uwchlan Meetinghouse is located in Pennsylvania
Uwchlan Meetinghouse
Uwchlan Meetinghouse is located in the US
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
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 12-story, rubble fieldstone structure with a gable roof. During the winter of 1777–78, 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 Park Service (2009-03-13). "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). 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.