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Artist's depiction of Strode's Mill, near West Chester, Pennsylvania, circa 1950

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Alternate title:Strode's Mill 1721 near West Chester, Pa.
Summary:Artist's depiction of Strode's Mill, near West Chester, Pennsylvania, circa 1950. Caption reads: "Strode's Mill - 1721. Near West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Built in 1721, on land granted to Arthur Cook by William Penn in 1686. Used as a grist mill by the Strode family for 150 years. Supplied flour to Washington's army during the Battle of the Brandywine. Seized by British under Cornwallis. Near old Indian trail. Now in operation for Pepperidge Farm, Inc." Message reads: "Lately restored by the Pepperidge Farm Inc." Postcard number: 35.
Creator:MacNeil, H.T.
Provider:Stephen Moylan Press
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Pennsylvania
Place of origin – Settlement:Whitford
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:West Chester
Topical subjects:Mills
Pepperidge Farm, inc.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genre:Postcards
Drawings
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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