Ury House -- 1926
The Evening Bulletin
FOX CHASE HOMESTEAD SOLD
Tract Once Swedish Trading Post--Dwelling Brings $40,000
A fifty-acre tract at Strahle St. and Verree Road, Fox Chase, has been sold by Harriet C. Crawford to an undisclosed purchaser. The tract is part of the estate well known as "Ury," which has been in the hands of the Crawford family for many years. The site of the present house was once a Swedish trading post.
Evening Public Ledger
HISTORIC ESTATE SOLD
Fox Chase Property, Owned by Crawford Family, Changes Hands
Announcement is made of the sale of forty-two acres of "Ury," the Crawford estate on Verree Road, Foxchase. The purchase was made by Thad S. Krause from Harriet C. Crawford.
The land is a part of the 80-acre estate in the Crawford family for more than 100 years [sic]. The mansion was erected on the site of the old Swedish trading post founded there in 1685 [sic]. The Susquehanna Road, planned by William Penn's surveyors as a great highway between the Susquehanna and Delaware Rivers, was to have passed through the estate.