1731 - 1811Farmer, Patriot, Public Servant. Cheyney was born and lived at this homestead his entire life. During the Battle of the Brandywine, he warned Gen. Washington of a British flanking movement. As a delegate to Pennsylvania's 1787 convention, he voted to ratify the U.S. Constitution and served 25 years as Justice of the Peace.
|Placed By||Thornbury Township Historic Preservation Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 3:52am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 454897 N 4421125|
|Decimal Degrees||39.93905000, -75.52791667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.343', W 75° 31.675'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 20.58" N, 75° 31' 40.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||610, 484|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1227-1251 Cheyney Thornton Rd, West Chester PA 19382, US|
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