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Stotesbury Mansion


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1870/00/00 Wilson Eyre Jr Architect Designed by Wilson Eyre, Stotesbury Mansion is built for Thomas McKean as a wedding present for his son, Henry McKean.
1890/00/00 Edward T Stotesbury Home Edward T Stotesbury buys the McKean as an addition to his adjoining residence and spends more than 1.5 million dollars to renovate townhouse.
1911/00/00 James H R Cromwell Home Edward T Stotesbury has a squash court built on the 4th floor for his future step son James H R Cromwell.
1911/00/00 Joseph Duveen Interior Designer In anticipation of his upcoming wedding, Stotesbury hires Sir Joseph Duveen to remodel his townhouse. The marble entryway and Dolly Madison's fireplace are installed.
1912/01/18 Lucretia Cromwell Stotesbury Bride Lucretia Roberts Cromwell marries Edward T Stotesbury at his townhouse in Philadelphia. Marriage of Lucretia Cromwell and Edward Stotesbury
1912/01/18 William Howard Taft Guest Lucretia Roberts Cromwell marries Edward T Stotesbury at his townhouse in Philadelphia. Marriage of Lucretia Cromwell and Edward Stotesbury
1912/01/18 J P Morgan Sr Guest Lucretia Roberts Cromwell marries Edward T Stotesbury at his townhouse in Philadelphia. Marriage of Lucretia Cromwell and Edward Stotesbury
1912/01/18 Edward T Stotesbury Groom Lucretia Roberts Cromwell marries Edward T Stotesbury at his townhouse in Philadelphia. Marriage of Lucretia Cromwell and Edward Stotesbury
1914/00/00 Joseph Duveen Interior Designer Stotesbury hires Joseph Duveen to import a Georgian ballroom that was in the Lord's manor in England, crystal Louis XV period chandeliers, 14th Century Italian marble fireplace, Beauvais tapestry and marble Corinthian columns.

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Particulars for Stotesbury Mansion:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Decorative Style French Louis XV
Owner Local
Architectural Style Neo-Classical
Historic Use Single dwelling
Building Style Townhouse
Private Event Wedding Venue




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