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Quick Description: Home for generations to the Biddle family, Andalusia is a National Historic Landmark and one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in America.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2009 8:52:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM6MCZ
Marker Text: Country estate of Nicholas Biddle (1786-1844), poet, lawyer, agriculturalist, state senator, and president of the Second Bank of the United States. Biddle's struggle with President Andrew Jackson over the Bank's financial control of the nation's monetary system was one of the most controversial issues of the era. Andalusia, designed by Benjamin H. Latrobe and Thomas U. Walter, shows the influence of both Regency and Greek Revival styles of architecture. Named a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
Marker Name: Andalusia
Date Dedicated: 11/01/2001
Marker Type: Roadside
Location: 1237 State Road, Andalusia, PA (Bensalem Township)
Category: Agriculture, Buildings, Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations, Writers
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