Solebury Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army
many unknown soldiers
who died from sickness and
exposure while encamped in
these fields before the
Battle of Trenton and were
buried at this spot
Christmas Day 1776.
Erected 1929 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 40° 19.849′ N, 74° 55.978′ W. Marker is in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker can be reached from Delaware Canal Towpath, 1.2 miles east of Thompson-Neely House on River Road. In the Soldiers Graves area of the Thompson's Mill section of Washington Crossing Historic Park. Located between the Delaware River and the Delaware Canal towpath. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope PA 18938, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Pidcock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson-Neely House (approx. Ό mile away); Red CedarGrandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Nakashima (approx. 1.3 miles away); Goat Hill Overlook (approx. 1.6 miles away in New Jersey); Howell Living History Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Henry Phillips House (approx. 1.9 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solebury Township.
Also see . . . Soldiers Graves - U.S. History.org. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. Washington's Crossing; Delaware Canal; Thompson-Neely House
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.