632 S Highland Ave

Year Built: circa 1880

Comments: The first local Red Cross building in the US, in World War I. Historic Resources Inventory Index Number MS075

Keywords: Merion

632, the former Red Cross House, is the left half of this twin.

Philadelphia Inquirer April 5, 1917 page 10

Philadelphia Inquirer Jan.22,1919 page 15

Red Cross House, from the Merion Civic Association, 1918. See http://merioncivic.org/about/MCA Fifth Year Book_1918.pdf#page=26 on page number 19.