Solebury Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brigadier-General Lord Stirling
previous to the Battle of Trenton.
Quartered with him were
Captain William Washington,
Lieutenant James Monroe
(later President of the United States)
Captain James Moore
of the New York Artillery, who
died here Christmas day, 1776.
Marked by Bucks County Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
The central portion of this
house was built by
and has been preserved as a
type of earliest Pennsylvania
architecture and masonry.
Placed in 1934
by the Pidcock family.
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Bucks County Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 40° 19.83′ N, 74° 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. Red Cedar (within shouting distance of this marker); John Pidcock (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 (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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,339 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.