Near Washington Crossing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army
many unknown soldiers
who died from sickness and
exposure while encamped in
these fields before the
Battle of Trenton and were
buried at this spot
Christmas Day 1776.
Erected 1929 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 40° 19.849′ N, 74° 55.978′ W. Marker is near Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Touch for map. In the Soldiers Graves area of the Thompson's Mill section of Washington Crossing Historic Park. Located between the Delaware River and the Delaware Canal towpath. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Crossing PA 18977, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Pidcock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson-Neely House (approx. ¼ mile away); Red Cedar (approx. ¼ mile away); Grandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Nakashima (approx. 1.3 miles away); Goat Hill Overlook (approx. 1.6 miles away in New Jersey); Howell Living History Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Henry Phillips House (approx. 1.9 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Crossing.
Also see . . . Soldiers Graves - U.S. History.org. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. Washington's Crossing; Delaware Canal; Thompson-Neely House
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.