1840 - 1928Gilbert 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.
|Placed By||Chester County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 12:32pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 445394 N 4423541|
|Decimal Degrees||39.96025000, -75.63933333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 57.615', W 75° 38.36'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 57' 36.90" N, 75° 38' 21.60" W|
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|Area Code(s)||610, 484|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 901 W Strasburg Rd, West Chester PA 19382, US|
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