The original Paxson estate covered a large amount of land north of Bridge Street in New Hope. The first home is known as Northwood Farms. A second home on the property was built about 1760 and named Maple Grove. This property was the headquarters of General William Alexander (Lord Sterling) for three weeks before the Battle of Trenton in 1776. The troops were headquartered at the Old Fort across the road. Troops were also stationed in the area in 1778 before the battle of Monmouth Courthouse. During one of these troop passages, the Paxsons hosted George and Martha Washington at the house.
Cuttalossa Road Walk
Oct 16th @ 2pm
Mills, Beauty and Hard Times
An informative and leisurely walk down the historical Cuttalossa Road hosted by Solebury Township Historical Society volunteers. Free for members. For more information on the walk see our Upcoming Events
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