[Taken from 1954 Main Line Times Article citing notes of Mrs. L. Carstairs Pierce]
In 1727 a group of passing Indians shot and killed Richard Thomas’ cow there under the misapprehension it was some sort of fat deer. Thomas drove them off with gunfire and rumors of an Indian uprising reached Philadelphia. Settlers at the Gulph petitioned the Colonial assembly for arms but that body, being Quaker-controlled, turned down the request.
- Need to collect other citations
- Richard Thomas’ home was near White Horse, but unsure of exactly the relationship