Colonel Thomas Bull

Colonel Thomas Bull (HM1HDQ)

Location: Elverson, PA 19520 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 9.044', W 75° 47.596'

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1744 - 1837

— Founder and builder of Bulltown —


Colonel Thomas Bull

1744 - 1837


Patriot and Revolutionary War Hero * Commanded the Chester County "Flying Camp" Militia Regiment in American efforts to repel the British occupation of New York city * Captured upon surrender of Fort Washington and sent to infamous British prison ships in Brooklyn Harbor * Paroled and returned to manage nearby Warwick Furnace, an important Iron Works which supplied cannon and shot to the Continental Army * Member of Conventions which drafted the Federal and State Constitutions in 1787-90 * Presidential Elector in 1792 * Represented Chester and Delaware Counties in the State Assembly from 1793-1801 * Instrumental in establishing the Conestoga Turnpike * As a mason built St. Mary Church in Warwick Twp., his own "Mount Pleasant" mansion (across the road) in 1784. This barn, Saw and Grist Mills, Blacksmith shop and other buildings along French Creek near the intersection of "His Roads" (Now Rts. 345 and 401) * These buildings together were known as: "BULLTOWN"
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HM NumberHM1HDQ
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByEast Nantmeal Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 432435 N 4444788
Decimal Degrees40.15073333, -75.79326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 9.044', W 75° 47.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 9' 2.64" N, 75° 47' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)610
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 409-423 PA-345, Elverson PA 19520, US
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