Washington Crossing Historic Park is composed of 500 acres, 100 acres of which are the park’s northern section, part of which is in Solebury Township on River Road near Aquetong Road. In December of 1776 the Continental Army was stationed at the area of the upper part awaiting orders from General Washington. On Christmas they marched to McConkey’s Ferry, now called Washington Crossing, to cross the Delaware River in preparation for the march to Trenton. The upper park contains the Thompson-Neely house, which was used as a military hospital, the graves of a least 50 soldiers, and a grist mill. A section of the park has been set aside as Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve. The park was named a National Historic Landmark in 1961 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.
Schoolhouse is Open on Wednesday’s or by Appointment
Schoolhouse is open from 10am to 12pm on most Wednesday’s or by appointment. 215-297-5091 email@example.com
Impression-Sips Painting Party
Walk in the Park October 17, 2021 1pm until 4pm for a walk in the park at Aquetong Spring
2022 New Year’s Brunch At Holly Hedge Estate
Our 2022 New Years Brunch is scheduled for Sunday January 2, 2022
Holly Hedge Estate is a valued business in the Solebury community. After a difficult year for all businesses in 2020, we at STHS are happy to push our event to the second day of the year instead of New Year’s Day so Holly Hedge can host a wedding. We thank them for the years they have kept the 1st of the year open for us to host the brunch. We will send out an email with reservation information in November.
We wish all of the businesses in Solebury and the local community a very successful year.
Old Carversville Road History and Nature Walk
Thank you to all of those who attended our Old Carversville Road History and Nature Walk. It was a huge success and we plan to offer more walks in the future. Thank you for your generous donations Click here for the information discussed during the walk and check back as we upload photo’s and a video.
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