Lower Merion Historical Society

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Also known as: Ashwood

Front & left facades PHE5-ASH 02

Built: before 1881
Demolished: by 1937

Architect: Patrick A. Welsh

Old Lancaster Road above Melrose Road, Merion Station, PA; original owner: William Simpson, Sr., founder of Eddystone Manufacturing Co.; subsequent owner: Henry B. Swope; original architect: Patrick A. Welsh; plot size: 40 acres; late 1800s

2 Items

PHE Binder 5 (Merion Station, Overbrook, Narberth, Penn Valley)

Data sheetPHE5-ASH 01
Front & left facadesTwo copies; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE5-ASH 02


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