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Bristol in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bristol

 
 
Bristol Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
1. Bristol Marker
Inscription.
Early river port laid out as Buckingham, 1697. The third oldest borough in Pennsylvania, chartered Nov. 14, 1720. County seat of Bucks, 1705-26. Travel and trade center for over two hundred years.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 5.83′ N, 74° 52.224′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Otter Street and Old U.S. 13, on the right when traveling east on Otter Street. Touch for map. Marker is about 150 feet west of Otter Creek and about 0.1 miles east of intersection with New Rodgers Road (Pennsylvania Route 413). Marker is in this post office area: Bristol PA 19007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lock No. 2 (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Basin (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Tidal Lock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Canal Office (approx. 0.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Ring (approx. mile away); Harriet Ross Tubman (approx. mile away); Replica of the Spanish Garitas (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bristol: A Brief History. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Bristol Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
2. Bristol Marker

2. Historic Bristol Borough. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Bristol Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2010
3. Bristol Marker
Looking toward Otter Creek
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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