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

John Pidcock

 
 
John Pidcock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
1. John Pidcock Marker
Inscription.
On this spot
on a tract of land
of 505 acres called
by the Indians
Win-Na-Haw-Caw-Chunk
John Pidcock
the first white settler
built mills and
established a trading
post with the Indians
in 1684

 
Location. 40° 19.803′ N, 74° 56.219′ 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. Marker is located in front of 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. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thompson-Neely House (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Cedar (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldiers of the Continental Army (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grandchild of Cambridge Elm (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Nakashima (approx. 1.2 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.
 
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John Pidcock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
2. John Pidcock Marker
Marker is located just north of Pidcock Creek, along which John Pidcock built his first grist mill.
 Washington's Crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Places
 
Thompson-Neely Grist Mill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
3. Thompson-Neely Grist Mill
This mill, located across the road from the marker, was built in the 1830s by the Neely family. The original mill, built by John Pidcock, was located about 100 yards downstream.
Thompson-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2008
4. Thompson-Neely House
The central portion of this house, located in front of the marker, was built by John Pidcock in 1702.
 
 
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 708 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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