Leidy House - couple killed by train, Dec. 1885

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Leidy House
291 Leidy Road
Souderton, PA 18964
United States
40° 17' 50.3016" N, 75° 19' 11.2512" W


The original part of this house was built c. 1863-1870. Jonas and Matilda Leidy lived there originally, and were killed by a train that hit their horse drawn carriage in December 1885. (They are buried in the cemetery across the street.) It has been refurbished in a deal that is having some controversy. This information is from http://www.thereporteronline.com/general-news/20150819/end-appears-near-for-legal-dispute-paving-way-for-sale-of-historic-leidy-homestead-in-franconia.

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Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:08

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