Where Was This Photo Taken?

It was in the Malvern area in 1981—but where exactly? Register your answer (or guess) in the comments.

The above photograph, provided by the East Whiteland Historical Commission, was taken in 1981. The perspective of the photo faces northeast.

Can you guess where it was taken? The location is one that, in 2011, many people visit every day. Submit your answers in the comments, and we'll post the answer with a current photo next Wednesday.

About this column: Historical Snapshots is a collection of old photos and other remembrances of Malvern in years past.

Susan Hart November 23, 2011 at 05:28 PM
Lochnairne Mansion?
Pete Kennedy (Editor) November 24, 2011 at 12:26 AM
Thanks for starting us off, Susan!
Vicki Sharpless November 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM
not sure of the name of the place, but is it the abandoned house along Rte 30 at the bottom of Rte 352?
Jeff Broadbelt November 24, 2011 at 02:55 PM
Ship Inn?
MacTavish14 November 24, 2011 at 11:34 PM
MacTavish14 November 24, 2011 at 11:53 PM
"Many people visit daily...." Did this stand where Valley Creek business park does now?
rocky formica November 25, 2011 at 03:51 PM
Coming out of Downingtown on 30 heading towards Exton it was on the left.
marion1 November 26, 2011 at 10:28 PM
i think the Carr family lived here long ago....but it's fun to keep the guesses going awhile! The site today is totally different.....
marion1 November 26, 2011 at 10:31 PM
at 30 and 352- that house is an old tavern, late 1700's, early 1800's. So sad it continues to sit vacant. It could be so nice. Was inside once and it still has most of its original interior.
kristin March 27, 2012 at 10:14 PM
It was carr's residence and today it is wawa on route 30 and planebrook road -kristin o.


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