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

John Pidcock

 
 
John Pidcock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
1. John Pidcock Marker
Inscription.  
On this spot
on a tract of land
of 505 acres called
by the Indians
Win-Na-Haw-Caw-Chunk
John Pidcock
the first white settler
built mills and
established a trading
post with the Indians
in 1684

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1684.
 
Location. 40° 19.803′ N, 74° 56.219′ 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 in front of 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); Red Cedar (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Nakashima (approx.
John Pidcock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
2. John Pidcock Marker
Marker is located just north of Pidcock Creek, along which John Pidcock built his first grist mill.
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1.2 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.) 
 
Thompson-Neely Grist Mill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
3. Thompson-Neely Grist Mill
This mill, located across the road from the marker, was built in the 1830s by the Neely family. The original mill, built by John Pidcock, was located about 100 yards downstream.
Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
4. Thompson-Neely House
The central portion of this house, located in front of the marker, was built by John Pidcock in 1702.
 
 
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 864 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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