"Cliveden," home built 1763 by Mary's
cousin Benjamin Chew (Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Colony) and
occupied by Chews for 200 years in the Germantown neighborhood
of N.W. Philadelphia, PA. Its walls are 2 ft. thick. British
troops under Gen. Howe occupied Cliveden during the Battle of
Germantown and successfully held off Gen. George Washington in
the struggle for Philadelphia in the Revolution 235 years ago.
A National Historic Trust. HISTORY