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Solebury Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Red Cedar

 
 
Red Cedar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 15, 2008
1. Red Cedar Marker
Inscription.  
This tree was
27 yrs old when
George Washington
was here.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 40° 19.847′ N, 74° 56.246′ W. Marker is in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker can be reached from Aquetong Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located behind the Thompson-Neely House in the Thompson's Mill section of Washington Crossing Historical Park. 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. Thompson-Neely House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Pidcock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. ¼ mile away); Grandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Nakashima (approx. 1.1 miles away); Goat Hill Overlook
Marker at the Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 15, 2008
2. Marker at the Thompson-Neely House
The marker is located behind the Thompson-Neely House, in Washington Crossing Historic Park.
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(approx. 1.6 miles away in New Jersey); Howell Living History Farm (approx. 2 miles away in New Jersey); Lambertville Outlet Lock (approx. 2 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solebury Township.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Witness Tree in Washington Crossing Historic Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 15, 2008
3. Witness Tree in Washington Crossing Historic Park
Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 15, 2008
4. Thompson-Neely House
This house was built in 1740. It served as a hospital for the Continental Army during their encampment of December 1776, prior to and after the Crossing of the Delaware. Many Continental soldiers who died during the encampment are buried nearby.
Soldier's Graves image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
5. Soldier's Graves
The Continental soldiers who died in the Thompson-Neely House are buried at this location, about a ¼ mile from the marker. All but one soldier are unknown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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