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Bogart's Tavern

 
 
Bogart's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Voltaggio, April 11, 2010
1. Bogart's Tavern Marker
Inscription. First licensed in 1763, it was headquarters of the Committee of Observation and Inspection, which organized the revolutionary movement in Bucks County in 1775 & 1776. It was also the site where the county's first military organizations of the Revolution mustered in 1775, & served as General Nathanael Greene's Headquarters in 1776.
 
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 19.413′ N, 75° 3.619′ W. Marker is in Buckingham, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of York Road (Pennsylvania Route 263) and Durham Road (Pennsylvania Route 413), on the right when traveling east on York Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2556 Durham Road, Buckingham PA 18912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oscar Hammerstein II (approx. 2.9 miles away); Henry Chapman Mercer (approx. 3.3 miles away); W. Atlee Burpee (approx. 3.5 miles away); Charles Sheeler (approx. 3.5 miles away); Aaron Siskind (approx. 3.6 miles away); Casimir A. Sienkiewicz (approx. 3.6 miles away); James A. Michener (approx. 3.7 miles away); Doylestown High School (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Bogart's Tavern.
General Greene Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Voltaggio, April 11, 2010
2. General Greene Inn Marker
In a later life Bogart's Tavern was known as the General Greene Inn. Mounted on the outside wall of Bogart's Tavern, this marker describes that in 1776, General Nathanael Greene ordered flat boats to be brought down the Delaware River for use by General Washington in crossing the river.
Bogart's Tavern is on the corner of Durham and York Roads.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Nathanael Greene. Nathanael Greene was considered George Washington's most gifted and dependable officer. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States.) 

2. Washington's Crossing. General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey. There they attacked and defeated Hessian troops quartered in and around the village. This surprise attack and victory set the stage for Washington's subsequent victories at the Second Battle of Trenton and Princeton. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States.) 

3. General Greene Inn. History of the General Greene Inn. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bogart's Tavern and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Voltaggio, April 11, 2010
3. Bogart's Tavern and Marker
Weathered and worn, Bogart's Tavern still stands at the intersection of Durham and York Roads.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States. This page has been viewed 1,727 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 11, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States.   2. submitted on April 12, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States.   3. submitted on April 11, 2010, by Christopher Voltaggio of Glen Rock, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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