Summerseat, Bucks County, PA.
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Summerseat, Clymer Street and Morris Avenue, Morrisville Borough, Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa.

Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Historic American Buildings Survey

Constructed by Philadelphia merchant Adam Hoops in the late 1760s about ½ mile from the banks of the Delaware River, Summerseat was the center of a large plantation. Robert Morris bought the house in 1781, and used it as his summer retreat from Philadelphia until his bankruptcy in 1798, when it was purchased by George Clymer.

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