Gilbert Cope

Gilbert Cope (HMSIW)

Location: West Chester, PA 19382 Chester County
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N 39° 57.615', W 75° 38.36'

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1840 - 1928

Gilbert Cope, eminent genealogist and historian, was born in the house on this property. Author of a number of genealogies of Chester County families, he was dedicated to the preservation of Quaker records and of the archives of Chester County. He was a founder of the Chester County Historical Society and, with J. Smith Futhey, wrote a monumental History of Chester County.

?Southdown,' as this property is called, was named for the Southdown sheep Gilbert Cope's father brought from England.
Year Placed1985
Placed ByChester County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 12:32pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] KEITH S. SMITH  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 445394 N 4423541
Decimal Degrees39.96025000, -75.63933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.615', W 75° 38.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 36.90" N, 75° 38' 21.60" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 W Strasburg Rd, West Chester PA 19382, US
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