Milltown/Hickman Plank House

Milltown/Hickman Plank House (HM1GLE)

Location: West Chester, PA 19380 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.525', W 75° 32.582'

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circa 1808

This "Hall and Parlor" style house has a kitchen (Hall) and a living room (Parlor) on the first floor and two bedrooms upstairs. There are two angled fireplaces in the center-of the front wall similar to "Penn Plan" houses. It is constructed of sawn planks separated by dowels which are dovetailed at the four corners and mortised at two center posts. The house is listed in the Historic American Building Survey in the Library of Congress. The house originally was located on West Chester Pike, deconstructed, put into storage, re-assembled and opened to the public in 1999.
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HM NumberHM1GLE
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 453641 N 4427019
Decimal Degrees39.99208333, -75.54303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.525', W 75° 32.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 31.5" N, 75° 32' 34.92" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1600 E Boot Rd, West Chester PA 19380, US
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