Samuel Eastburn owned the land bounded by North Sugan and Comfort Roads He donated the land for the one-room schoolhouse and owned the land where the New Hope-Solebury Lower Elementary School now sits. The farmhouse itself is located on Laurel Road. Samuel purchased the labor of an indentured servant named James Dean when he first purchased the tract. He was involved in a controversy over the terms of the indenture and successfully petitioned the court for the return of Dean to servitude. But in later years he was involved with John Woolman, a Quaker activist, and other Quakers in fighting slavery.