Waynesborough, rear view in 1960
|Location||2049 Waynesborough Rd., Paoli, Pennsylvania|
|NRHP Reference #||73001603|
|Added to NRHP||March 7, 1973|
|Designated NHL||November 28, 1972|
Waynesborough, also known as Gen. Anthony Wayne House, was the home of American Revolutionary War general Anthony Wayne (1745-1796). He lived there for all his life except his last 5 years.
The house was built by Wayne's grandfather, Captain W.M. Wayne in 1724. Captain Wayne's son enlarged the house in 1765 and a wing was added in 1812.
The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (Landmarks) offers tours of Waynesborough from mid-March through December on Wednesday through Sunday from 1-3 p.m.
Many buildings near the Waynesborough home have been named after it.
Waynesborough, front view, circa 1919
- Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Waynesborough". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-07.
- Faris, John Thomson (1919). Old Roads Out of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. p. 137.
- Charles W. Snell (March 2, 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: General Anthony Wayne House, "Waynesborough" / Waynesborough" (pdf). National Park Service.
- Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks: Waynesborough
- Waynesborough, 2049 Waynesborough Road (Easttown Township), Paoli, Chester County, PA: 5 photos, 7 data pages, and 1 photo caption page at Historic American Buildings Survey
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