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Burgess Foulke House, 26 North Main Street, Quakertown, Bucks County, PA

Burgess Foulke House, 26 North Main Street, Quakertown, Bucks County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Erected by Edward Foulke, it was the home of the first burgess of the Borough of Quakertown and the family homestead for the prominent Foulke family. It is an excellent example of early English Quaker Design, one of the few pure examples extant.
Survey number: HABS PA-5594
Building/structure dates: 1812 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1974 Subsequent Work

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Foulke, Edward
Quakertown Historical Society
Lavoie, C, transmitter
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C, historian
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Location

Quakertown (Pa.)40.41153, -75.37940
Google Map of 40.4115318, -75.3793968
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html