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Wide view of the George Taylor Marker image, Touch for more information
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
Wide view of the George Taylor Marker
New Jersey (Warren County), Warren Glen — Hughesville
By 1765, Philadelphia lawyer, Hugh Hughes had taken possession of the Greenwich Forge which had been flourishing near here since the 1750's using iron from Durham Furnace. The forge did extensive business until after the Revolutionary War. . . . — Map (db m17883) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Durham — Durham Furnace
Built in 1727. Original site at Durham. In blast until 1789, it made cannon and shot in the colonial wars and Revolution. Onetime owners included James Logan and George Taylor. — Map (db m21786) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Durham — The Durham Boat
In the 1700's, Robert Durham built his historical boat in Durham, Pa. These boats were used to ship cannon balls, made at the Durham Furnace, to Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War. On Christmas Eve, in 1776, Washington and his men crossed the . . . — Map (db m21785) HM
Pennsylvania (Lehigh County), Allentown — Lehigh County
Formed March 6, 1812 from part of Northampton County and named for the Lehigh River. Home of George Taylor, signer of Declaration of Independence. County seat of Allentown sheltered the Liberty Bell during occupation of Philadelphia, 1777-1778. — Map (db m29525) HM
Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Easton — George Taylor
One of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, member of Continental Congress, ironmaster, lived in this house built in 1757 by William Parsons, Surveyor-General. First occupied by Parsons. — Map (db m29777) HM

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