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Near Feasterville in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Playwicky Indian Town

1682

 
 
Playwicky Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
1. Playwicky Indian Town Marker
Inscription.
was located
to the south in the vale
by the run and springs.
The Chief
Tammany
of the Unami Group
their totem the tortoise
of the Lenni Lenape or Delawares
sold to
William Penn
the land between
Neshaminy and Pennypack Creeks
June 23, 1683

 
Erected 1925 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.324′ N, 74° 58.206′ W. Marker is near Feasterville, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Bridgetown Pike (Pennsylvania Route 213), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Playwicki Farm. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2350 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville Trevose PA 19053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Playwicki Farm Labyrinth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middletown Township World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Birthplace of Edward Hicks
Playwicky Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Playwicky Indian Town Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Burial Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Archaeology and History (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mollie Woods Hare (approx. 2.7 miles away); Richboro Nike Missile Battery PH-07 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Durham Road Milestone (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Playwicki Farm. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Playwicki Farm. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Tammany and William Penn. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The Mark of Tammany. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationNative AmericansNatural FeaturesNotable EventsNotable PersonsPeacePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Playwicky Indian Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
3. Playwicky Indian Town Marker
Looking east on Bridgetown Pike toward split with Maple Avenue in distance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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