Ferry Landing

Ferry Landing (HM1H9G)

Location: New Hope, PA 18938 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 21.798', W 74° 57.034'

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In 1718 King George I granted to John Wells a license to operate a ferry on this site, which provided an essential link in the establishment of the principal Stage Coach Route between Philadelphia and New York. The Landing became known as "Wells Ferry". During the Revolution, the Ferry was used to transport General George Washington Continental Troops in their Trenton campaign. Operation of the ferry ended in 1827.
HM NumberHM1H9G
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 10:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 504197 N 4468082
Decimal Degrees40.36330000, -74.95056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.798', W 74° 57.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 47.88" N, 74° 57' 2.04" W
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Area Code(s)610, 215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 Ney Alley, New Hope PA 18938, US
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