Old Revolutionary Fort

Old Revolutionary Fort (HMW5M)

Location: New Hope, PA 18938 Bucks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 21.827', W 74° 57.322'

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In December 1776 General Roche De Fernoy and General William Alexander (Lord Stirling) had their headquarters here at a "hip-roof" house known as The Old Fort. Before the Battle of Trenton, Coryell's Ferry became a military camp. Stockade entrenchments were erected and batteries were placed here and along the river bank at the ferry landing to protect General George Washington's army from attack by the British. Continental soldiers were encamped in the surrounding valleys, hillsides and fields.
HM NumberHMW5M
Placed ByNew Hope Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 503789 N 4468135
Decimal Degrees40.36378333, -74.95536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 21.827', W 74° 57.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 21' 49.62" N, 74° 57' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)610, 215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75-99 W Ferry St, New Hope PA 18938, US
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