Robert Smith

Birth
Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
Death 11 Feb 1777 (aged 55)
Billingsport, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 72955908 · View Source
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Architect. Smith was an architect in and around Philadelphia. He laid the plans for a number of churches in Philadelphia, Nassau Hall in Princeton, Benjamin Franklin's house, Carpenters' Hall, the Walnut Street Prison and the Continental Army barracks in Billingsport among other buildings. He also designed the obstructions, known as chevaux-de-frise, which were placed in the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War to impede British navigation of the river.


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  • Created by: Dan Silva
  • Added: 6 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72955908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Smith (14 Jan 1722–11 Feb 1777), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72955908, citing Friends Arch Street Meeting House Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dan Silva (contributor 46781334) .