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

Justices House

 
 
Justices House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
1. Justices House Marker
Inscription.

This colonial inn, built 1768
by Anthony Siddons,
became headquarters of
the American General
William Alexander,
"Lord Stirling,"
after the battle of Trenton
December 26, 1776

 
Erected 1950 by Bucks County Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 13.656′ N, 74° 56.21′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on State Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 S. State Street, Newtown PA 18940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loyalist Raid of 1778 (a few steps from this marker); February 9, 1778 (a few steps from this marker); Bird in Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown - County Seat (within shouting distance of this marker); Half-Moon Inn (within
Justices House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Justices House and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Whitehall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); White Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
 
Also see . . .  History of Newtown Borough. (Submitted on June 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHeroesIndustry & CommerceMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Justices House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
3. Justices House and Marker
Looking SSE, with Bird in Hand Inn (white building) at adjacent right center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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