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Historical Markers in Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Bucks County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bucks County, PA (250) Lehigh County, PA (124) Montgomery County, PA (237) Northampton County, PA (242) Philadelphia County, PA (1154) Burlington County, NJ (322) Hunterdon County, NJ (363) Mercer County, NJ (290) Warren County, NJ (122)  BucksCounty(250) Bucks County (250)  LehighCounty(124) Lehigh County (124)  MontgomeryCounty(237) Montgomery County (237)  NorthamptonCounty(242) Northampton County (242)  PhiladelphiaCounty(1154) Philadelphia County (1154)  BurlingtonCountyNew Jersey(322) Burlington County (322)  HunterdonCounty(363) Hunterdon County (363)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)
Doylestown is the county seat for Bucks County
Upper Makefield Township is in Bucks County
      Bucks County (250)  
ADJACENT TO BUCKS COUNTY
      Lehigh County (124)  
      Montgomery County (237)  
      Northampton County (242)  
      Philadelphia County (1154)  
      Burlington County, New Jersey (322)  
      Hunterdon County, New Jersey (363)  
      Mercer County, New Jersey (290)  
      Warren County, New Jersey (122)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — A Nation's Signature Event
After suffering defeats to the British Army in New york and New Jersey, General George Washington retreated to the Pennsylvania banks of the Delaware River in early December, 1776. On Christmas night, Washington boldly moved approximately 2400 men . . . Map (db m76687) HM
2Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — The Durham Boat
The large flat bottom boats housed in this barn are reproductions of a mid-18th century vessel known as the Durham boat. Robert Durham, an engineer at the Durham Iron Works in nearby Reiglesville, Pennsylvania, reputedly designed a prototype for . . . Map (db m86026) HM
3Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — The Growth of a Village
In 1776, when General George Washington undertook his momentous crossing of the Delaware, the brown stone McConkey Ferry Inn was the only building on this site.Shortly thereafter, the Taylor Family purchased the Inn and surrounding land making way . . . Map (db m76662) HM
4Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington Crossed the Delaware
Near this spot Washington crossed the Delaware on Christmas night 1776 the eve of the Battle of Trenton.Map (db m13765) HM
5Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington Crossing
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 . . . Map (db m7266) HM
6Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington Crossing
Here Washington and his men braved ice and sleet Christmas night, 1776, to cross the Delaware and to surprise and defeat the Hessians at Trenton. The victory gave new life to the patriot cause.Map (db m13395) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington Crossing the Delaware
A Bicentennial gift to the people of the United States from Citizens of the Bedford Indiana area and the Indiana Limestone Industry July 5, 1976.Map (db m7277) HM
8Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington’s Crossing and March to TrentonDecember 25 / 26, 1776
Crossing Begins | Dec., 25 – 4:00 PM: Washington crossed with commanders John Sullivan, Nathanael Greene, John Glover, and Henry Knox along with 2,400 troops, 18 cannons, baggage, and approximately 50 – 75 horses. Dec., 26 – . . . Map (db m61744) HM
9Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — Washington's Crossing of Delaware
To commemorate the crossing of the Delaware River at this point by General George Washington and the Continental Troops, Christmas Night, 1776, and the splendid victory at Trenton. Committee John D. James, President Russell W. Knight, . . . Map (db m5401) HM
10Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Makefield Township — William Penn’s First Walking Purchase
This site, Towissinck or Jericho Creek, was the northern boundary of Penn’s 1st purchase of Native American land on July 15, 1682. The land purchase was measured by the distance a man could walk in a day and a half, starting from the mouth of the . . . Map (db m13398) HM
 
 
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Oct. 7, 2022