Chew Mansion

Chew Mansion Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Stock #: 133905
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: WYCO Products
Postmark: 1969
Stamp: 3C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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"Cliveden" at Johnson St. and Germantown Ave., was built by Chief Justice Benjamin Chew in 1761. Occupied by a detachment of British troops during the Battle of Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777, it broke the American advance, successful up to that point. Scene of a public reception to Lafayette in 1824. Still owned by family.
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