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Benjamin Jacobs House is a historic home located in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was built about 1790, and was originally a two-story, three bay, double pile side hall stone dwelling in the 2/3 Georgian style. It has a gable roof with dormers. The house has a stone kitchen wing, making the house five bays wide, and frame wing with a two-story porch.[2]

Benjamin Jacobs House
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Benjamin Jacobs House, January 2011
Benjamin Jacobs House is located in Pennsylvania
Benjamin Jacobs House
Benjamin Jacobs House is located in the United States
Benjamin Jacobs House
Location325 N. Ship Rd., West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°2′23″N 75°37′6″W / 40.03972°N 75.61833°W / 40.03972; -75.61833Coordinates: 40°2′23″N 75°37′6″W / 40.03972°N 75.61833°W / 40.03972; -75.61833
Area4.6 acres (1.9 ha)
Builtc. 1790
Architectural styleGeorgian
MPSWest Whiteland Township MRA
NRHP reference #84003274[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 2, 1984

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02. Note: This includes Martha Wolf (December 1981). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Benjamin Jacobs House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.