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

Washington Crossing

 
 
Washington Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
1. Washington Crossing Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961

 
Erected 1961 by U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 17.734′ N, 74° 52.3′ W. Marker is in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and General Mercer Road, on the right when traveling north on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing PA 18977, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Crossed the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Crossing of Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); The Durham Boat
National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
2. National Historic Landmark Marker
Marker is in Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania, behind the museum. An identical marker is located in the Washington Crossing State Park in New Jersey.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Crossing the Delaware (about 500 feet away); The Growth of a Village (about 600 feet away); Washington’s Crossing and March to Trenton (about 600 feet away); A Nation's Signature Event (about 700 feet away); The Site of Washington’s Crossing (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Crossing.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776. (Submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Washington's Crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park. (Submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Site of Washington's Crossing image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
3. Site of Washington's Crossing
The photo looks across the Delaware River toward Pennsylvania's Washington Crossing Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,242 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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