Near Newtown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Durham Road Milestone
Bearing the inscription "1 M to N" (one mile to Newtown) this milestone is believed to have been placed before 1741. It is one of two such markers still located on the historical 43-mile road from Bristol to Durham Furnace. Newtown, an important stop along this road, was the county seat from 1726 to 1813.
Erected 1988 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 12.85′ N, 74° 55.879′ W. Marker is near Newtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Newtown-Langhorne Road (Pennsylvania Route 413) south of Crestview Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is south of the entrance to George School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1690 Newtown-Langhorne Road, Newtown PA 18940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Weather Satellite (approx. ¾ mile away); Stocking Works (approx. ¾ mile away); Friends Meeting (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edward Hicks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edward Hicks House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Whitehall (approx. 0.9 miles away); White Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Newtown and Vicinity World War I Honor Roll (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
Also see . . . The Durham Furnaces. (Submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 908 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.