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Fulton, Robert, Birthplace

Quarryville, Pennsylvania
County of Lancaster.
8 miles south of Quarryville on U.S. Route 22
National Register Number: 66000670
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: PA-16 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Historic Site.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1964):
This stone house was the birthplace of Robert Fulton (1765-1815), artist, civil engineer, and inventor. Fulton worked on the development of canal systems and engineering; he is perhaps best remembered for designing the CLERMONT, the first commercially successful American steamboat, launched in 1807.

In 2004, this Landmark is well-maintained.

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