Robert Wade


Aged unknown

Commemorated on 2 plaques

First Friends Meeting. Here in 1675, William Edmundson convened the first recorded meeting of Friends (Quakers) within present Pennsylvania. This was at the home of Robert Wade, who in 1682 greeted William Penn upon his arrival in Chester.

24th & Chestnut Sts., inside fence, Chester, PA, United States where they lived

William Penn (1644-1718) - "Essex House" - PLAQUE. First lodged in America in the "Essex House" on this site October 28, 1682 The guest of Robert Wade. Here the earliest Quaker settler on this side Delaware River, 1676. Purchaser of the property, then called "Printzdorp," from the... (missing)

102 Penn St. at E end of park, on brick wall, Chester, PA, United States where they lived