5907 Germantown Avenue

Naaman Keyser, Manuscript Notes for v. 2 (north of Chelten), History of Old Germantown, p. 37
Germantown Historical Society

Included are unpublished typewritten notes:

"5907 (Shoemaker, 5037)
"In 1809 this was the residence of Jacob Heft, a butcher. He saw the British soldiers, after the battle of Germantown, carry many muskets to the driveway of the Engle house, opposite, where they struck them over a large cubical quartz stone that stood there to protect the gate post...The stone was still standing in 1891, according to Shoemaker, but it has since been removed."

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