Historic Waynesborough

Creating history, not just preserving it.

Historic Waynesborough: The House

Historic Waynesborough.  This magnificent Georgian-style country manor house is just five miles from Valley Forge in historic  Chester County. The most famous resident was Revolutionary War hero, Major General Anthony … Continue reading

March 17, 2017

A Meet of the Hounds

Edward Penfield (1866-1925) Edward Penfield began his training at the Art Students League from 1889-1895, studying with the influential American artist George deForest Brush. Penfield quickly found his own direction, … Continue reading

May 1, 2013

1870 Engraving

Copy of circa 1870 engraving from Futhey and Cope’s History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1881, facing page 17 GENERAL VIEW SHOWING HOUSE WITH OUTBUILDINGS – Waynesborough, 2049 Waynesborough Road (Easttown … Continue reading

February 24, 2013

The House in 1900

Four succeeding generations of Waynes owned Waynesborough. Anthony’s son, Isaac (1772-1852), and his wife, Elizabeth Smith, survived all of their five children. Waynesborough then passed to the grandson of Isaac’s … Continue reading

February 24, 2013

General Wayne Marker Minutes Away

This historic marker is on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) near Rt. 252 (Leopard Road) in Paoli, PA. The historical marker is a registered trademark of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum … Continue reading

March 26, 2012