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Besides being a lovely building, the George Taylor house tells a love story. As a fan of historical... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
trvlcompanion
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northern NJ
History in a Drive-by

I drive by this house all the time, and it looks historical, but I have not been inside yet. I will... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Cathleen W
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

George Taylor, is probably most prominently known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence, representing Pennsylvania. He was also an ironmaster at Durham Furnace (in what is now Bucks County), clerk at Warwick Iron Furnace and Coventry in Chester County (where he eventually become manager of this 1796-acre plantation. He practiced law, was appointed an early Justice of the Peace and a representative to the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly from Northampton County. He was also a member of the Continental Congress, and for a short time before his death in 1781, sat on the 12 member Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania formed to govern after the separation from England patriot during the Revolutionary War. The house tells his story and exhibits how he lived. The house is also a National Historic Landmark.

Date of experience: May 2016
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