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Upper Makefield Township near Washington Crossing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Crossing the Delaware

 
 
Washington Crossing the Delaware Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 22, 2008
1. Washington Crossing the Delaware Monument
Inscription.  A Bicentennial gift to the people of the United States from Citizens of the Bedford Indiana area and the Indiana Limestone Industry July 5, 1976.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 5, 1976.
 
Location. 40° 17.646′ N, 74° 52.281′ W. Marker is near Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. It is in Upper Makefield Township. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 32) near General Washington Memorial Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 532), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Growth of a Village (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington’s Crossing and March to Trenton (about 300 feet away); A Nation's Signature Event (about 300 feet away); The Durham Boat (about 300 feet away); Washington Crossing (about 500 feet away); Washington Crossed the Delaware
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(about 600 feet away); Washington's Crossing of Delaware (about 700 feet away); The Site of Washington’s Crossing (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Crossing.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the grounds of the Washington Crossing Inn, across the street from Washington Crossing Historic Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Washington Crossing the Delaware. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. Washington's Crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Washington Crossing Historic Park Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
2. Washington Crossing Historic Park Monument
This statue is based on the famous painting by Emanuel Leutze.
Closeup of Washington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
3. Closeup of Washington
Credit Marker (Rear of Monument) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
4. Credit Marker (Rear of Monument)
The credit marker contains a Biblical quote from Corinthians 3:10, and various contributors.
Rear of Monument with Credit Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
5. Rear of Monument with Credit Marker
Washington Crossing Relief image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
6. Washington Crossing Relief
This relief is of the famous painting on which the statue is based. It is located on a monument a short distance away.
Washington Crossing the Delaware image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, December 9, 2012
7. Washington Crossing the Delaware
Gen. Washington and his troops cross the Delaware in the 60th annual reenactment of the Crossing.
Washington Crossing the Delaware Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wikipedia
8. Washington Crossing the Delaware Marker
The monument is based on this 1851 painting by Emanuel Leutze.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 4,027 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6. submitted on April 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   7. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   8. submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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