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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Falls Township, Pennsylvania

 
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Location of Falls Township, Pennsylvania
    Bucks County (250)
    Lehigh County (105)
    Montgomery County (234)
    Northampton County (193)
    Philadelphia County (711)
    Burlington County, New Jersey (278)
    Hunterdon County, New Jersey (355)
    Mercer County, New Jersey (286)
    Warren County, New Jersey (120)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — 31 Yardley Avenue
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m160198) HM
2Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Colonial Philadelphia Watercraft
Water craft were the major means of communications within the colony and it is probable that Governor [William] Penn traveled the 20 miles or so which separated him from his capital city largely with the tides. The Port of Philadelphia was the . . . Map (db m82169) HM
3Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Colonial Shipbuilder's Tools
Shipbuilder's tools in the 16th and 17th Century were primitive but generally efficient. Shipbuilding was big business with an estimated 300 sailing ships built at the Port of Philadelphia between 1670 and 1710.Map (db m82171) HM
4Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends1683 - 1933
The first Falls Meeting House built here in 1690 on 6 acres given by Samuel Burges The second House, 1728 The third, present, house, to left, 1789 The fourth, present, house, to right, 1841 Here William Penn attended and . . . Map (db m30601) HM
5Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Falls Township War MemorialFor God and Country
We the People of Falls Township and vicinity pay tribute to those members of its Armed Forces who served honorably during the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts Dedicated to our fallen comrades May your names be the last . . . Map (db m82199) WM
6Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Falls Township World War II MemorialHonor Roll
James Castro • Donald Quillan [Killed in action or died in service] [Honor Roll of Township Members who served]Map (db m30611) HM
7Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Falls Township World War Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of Falls Township to commemorate the patriotic service of these men & women in The World War 1917 - 1919 [Roll of Honored Dead] ?aroline H. Christman • Edward B. Watson • William H. Duke Jr. • William . . . Map (db m82197) WM
8Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Historic Fallsington
One of the first places settled in Pennsylvania, this village has retained a great many of the fine houses of its provincial period. The Friends Meeting organized in 1683 was attended by William Penn in 1701. The original building of 1692 stood near . . . Map (db m160197) HM
9Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — In Memory of Nate DeTampleGone But Not Forgotten
Killed in Action in Iraq August 9, 2005Map (db m160201) WM
10Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Lenni-Lenape (Delaware) Indians
The Delaware Indians were Algonquins. Their name, Lenni-Lenape meant "real men" or "native men". They loved the rich land along the river and the men hunted the forests, the women tilled the fertile soil and the children played along the banks of . . . Map (db m82173) HM
11Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Moon Williamson Log HouseHistoric Fallsington
Quaker Samuel Moon resided here in the late 1700s and early 1800s. As a well known carpenter, he was particularly skilled in making Windsor chairs. This celebrated and prized antique originally served a functional role in public buildings and . . . Map (db m30610) HM
12Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Pennsbury
William Penn's country home, built in 1683-1700.Map (db m82120) HM
13Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — William Best
Accompanying William Penn on his arrival in America aboard "The Welcome" at New Castle, Delaware in October of 1682 was William Best, a shipbuilder. Best built his first ship for the Governor at "Penny-Pot Free Landing", at the foot of Vine Street . . . Map (db m82168) HM
14Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — William Penn
To celebrate the 300th birthday of Pennsylvania Founded by William Penn Presented to the Citizens of the Commonwealth through the generosity of the Grundy Foundation October 1982Map (db m82175) HM
15Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — William Penn and His Indian Neighbors
[William] Penn was fond of his Indian neighbors and they returned the compliment. He treated them as equals and they were as welcome in the rich halls of Pennsbury as any of his other guests. The Lenape were constantly amazed by the Governor's . . . Map (db m82172) HM
16Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — William Penn, Shipbuilder
William Penn was a shipbuilder in partnership with a Bartholemew Penrose...in Philadelphia. Here we show the Governor, his wife, Hannah, and his small son, John who was born in Philadelphia, returning to Pennsbury in the graceful barge which has . . . Map (db m82170) HM
17Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — William Penn's Personal Sailing Barge
The barge was typical of luxurious 17th century rivercraft. It would have been equally at home in the Seine, the Thames or the Delaware Rivers. Length Overall: 27.6 Length Waterline: 25.3 Beam: 5.0 ¾ Draft Loaded: 1.3 ½ Displacement: . . . Map (db m82174) HM
 
Apr. 16, 2021