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

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Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
1. Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1681 by William Penn
as a Quaker Commonwealth.
Birthplace of
The Declaration of Independence
and
The Constitution of
the United States.

 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCivil RightsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1681.
 
Location. 40° 12.606′ N, 74° 46.303′ W. Marker is in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Bridge Street. Marker is about 350 feet west of the western end of the Bridge Street bridge over the Delaware River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morrisville PA 19067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Millstone (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Morris
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Trenton Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); Trent House (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); William Trent House (NHL) (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey); William Trent House (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey); a different marker also named William Trent House (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey); John Fitch Steamboat Dock (approx. 0.4 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morrisville.
 
Also see . . .  History of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, December 10, 2016
2. Pennsylvania Marker
Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
3. Pennsylvania Marker
Looking east toward bridge over Delaware River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 10, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on March 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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