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Longwood Gardens, Kennett, Chester Co, PA

Exhibits on the history of the site, founded by the Peirce and Du Pont families


Marshall House

Marshall House

Humphry Marshall's home and plant collection, in Marshallton, PA, is approximately eight miles north of the Peirce farm.  Humphey Marshall's niece, Hannah Greaves Peirce, was the mother of twins Joshua and Samuel Peirce who established the arboretum that became Peirce's Park.  (Note: different sourcces have different identities of the mother.)

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Updated: 9-7-2021