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

Walking Purchase

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
1. Walking Purchase Marker
Inscription. Starting here at sunrise, Sept. 19, 1737, Marshall, Yeates, and Jennings set out on the "Indian Walk." In one and a half days, Edward Marshall reached a point beyond present Mauch Chunk, some 65 miles to the north and west.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.978′ N, 74° 58.956′ W. Marker is in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Durham Road (PA 413). Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Friends Meeting House with the cemetery in the background. Marker is in this post office area: Newtown PA 18940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Durham Road Toll House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Goodnoe Farm & Dairy Bar (approx. 3.2 miles away); Boyd-Yardley House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Brooks House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Randall Double House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Richboro Nike Missile Battery PH-07 (approx. 3.3 miles away); William Penn's New Town (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
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Walking Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 19, 2015
2. Walking Purchase Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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