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Hotchkin, Samuel F. Rural Pennsylvania in the Vicinity of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Geo. W. Jacobs, 1897., p. 46

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Project name: Thomson Residence, "Corkerhill"
Client name: Thomson, Frank
Project types: dwelling

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Union Ave
Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA

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...on Union Ave. It is a stone house, and there is a conservatory near it. The light-colored woodwork and pretty porch and pleasant hall are noteworthy features.... The mansion was built about eight years ago by the present owner. "The Cabin" is a shingled rustic building for recreation. Furness, Evans & Co. were the architects of the present building. A former house burned. Fine chestnut trees extend their heads high in the air in the lawn, and a large flower garden and a good stable complete the picture. A fine hedge runs along Union Avenue, and a grove of trees gives a rural appearance to the place....


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