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Near Washington Crossing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thompson-Neely House

 
 
Thompson-Neely House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
1. Thompson-Neely House Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters of
Brigadier-General Lord Stirling
previous to the Battle of Trenton.
Quartered with him were
Captain William Washington,
Lieutenant James Monroe
(later President of the United States)
and
Captain James Moore
of the New York Artillery, who
died here Christmas day, 1776.
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Marked by Bucks County Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1931

Right Marker:
The central portion of this
house was built by
John Pidcock
in 1702
and has been preserved as a
type of earliest Pennsylvania
architecture and masonry.
Placed in 1934
by the Pidcock family.

 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Bucks County Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 19.83′ N, 74° 56.228′ W. Marker is near Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker can be reached from Aquetong Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Markers are on the Thompson-Neely House, in the Thompson's Mill section of Washington Crossing Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Crossing PA 18977, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Right Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
2. Right Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red Cedar (within shouting distance of this marker); John Pidcock (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. ¼ mile away); Grandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Nakashima (approx. 1.1 miles away); Goat Hill Overlook (approx. 1.6 miles away in New Jersey); Howell Living History Farm (approx. 2 miles away in New Jersey); Lambertville Outlet Lock (approx. 2 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Crossing.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers on the Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
3. Markers on the Thompson-Neely House
Markers are on both sides of the door in the center of the photo.
Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
4. Thompson-Neely House
This 18th century house served as a hospital during the Continental Army encampment of December 1776.
Grave of Capt. James Moore image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
5. Grave of Capt. James Moore
The Continental soldiers’ graves are located about ¼ mile from the Thompson-Neely House. Capt. James Moore is the only soldier who is identified.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,023 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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