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Washington's Crossing of Delaware

 
 
Washington's Crossing of Delaware Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Washington's Crossing of Delaware Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate the crossing of the Delaware River at this point by General George Washington and the Continental Troops, Christmas Night, 1776, and the splendid victory at Trenton.

Committee
John D. James, President
Russell W. Knight, Secretary
Jesse C. Everitt, Treasurer
Oscar O. Bean
Russell B. Carty
Maurice Girton
Charles S. Delany
N.V. Vanartsdalen
George Mather
 
Erected 1916 by The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America, of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 40° 17.752′ N, 74° 52.331′ W. Marker is in Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road near General Mercer Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Washington Crossing Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 River Rd, Washington Crossing PA 18977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossed the Delaware
Metalic Relief of Washington Crossing the Deleware image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., September 28, 2007
2. Metalic Relief of Washington Crossing the Deleware
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossing the Delaware (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Durham Boat (about 700 feet away); The Growth of a Village (about 700 feet away); Washington’s Crossing and March to Trenton (about 800 feet away); A Nation's Signature Event (approx. 0.2 miles away); Retreat and Counterattack – 1776 (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Makefield Township.
 
Also see . . .  Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey. New Jersey also dedicated a state park to Washington's Crossing. (Submitted on February 15, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.) 
 
Front View of Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., September 28, 2007
3. Front View of Marker
Front View of Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., September 28, 2007
4. Front View of Washington Statue
Side View of Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., September 28, 2007
5. Side View of Washington Statue
Alternate View of Monument with Visitors' Center in Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., September 28, 2007
6. Alternate View of Monument with Visitors' Center in Background
Washington's Crossing of Delaware image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
7. Washington's Crossing of Delaware
Gen. Washington and his troops are seen here crossing the Delaware River during the 60th annual reenactment.
Washington's Crossing Reenactment image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
8. Washington's Crossing Reenactment
Continental Soldiers at the Washington's Crossing Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, December 8, 2013
9. Continental Soldiers at the Washington's Crossing Monument
American soldiers assemble near the monument prior to the annual crossing of the Delaware River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,362 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 15, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   9. submitted on December 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022