Durham Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Durham Boat
This replica of a Durham Boat and the pavilion were provided by the Durham Historical Society and the Lou Rupp Jr. Memorial Fund in January 2000.
Erected 2000 by Durham Historical Society and the Lou Rupp, Jr. Memorial Fund.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is January 2000.
Location. 40° 34.687′ N, 75° 13.434′ W. Marker is near Durham, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. It is in Durham Township. Marker is on Durham Road near Philadelphia Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 955 Durham Road, Durham PA 18039, 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. Durham Bat Mine (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Durham Township 9-11 Memorial (about 600 feet away); Durham Township Grist Mill Durham Township Veterans Memorial Flagpole and Terrace (about 700 feet away); Durham Furnace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delaware Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Canal Boats (approx. 1.4 miles away); Riegelsville Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. History of The Durham Boat. "The Durham Historical Society (DHS) has a replica Durham boat that can be viewed by anyone in its pavilion located on the green next to the Durham Post Office on Durham Road in Durham, PA. The boat was used for a number of years in the annual December 25th Washington Crossing the Delaware event at Washington’s Crossing, PA until being rescued by the DHS" (Submitted on August 23, 2009.)
2. The Durham Boat. A detailed history of the Durham Boat and its contribution to the Revolutionary War and George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware. (Submitted on August 23, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,973 times since then and 153 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 19, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. 7, 8. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.