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Historic Morrisville Society


D-Day is the World War II military operation which took place on June 6, 1944. It was code-named Operation Neptune, presumably because it involved a water landing by the Allies on the beaches of Normandy, France. It is the largest military operation by sea in history, and of course it had great significance to the…
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June 5, 2019 0


What follows is an entry in a Hessian dairy, made by one of the Jagers on the day they arrived in Trenton. “We marched to Trenton and joined our two regiments of Rall and Knyphausen, in order to take up a sort of winter quarters here, which are wretched enough.  This town consists of about…
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May 23, 2019 0

Patriots’ Day in September

Summerseat will celebrate the men and women of WWI and WWII from Morrisville Do you have a relative who served in the military during WWI or WWII? Do you have  a relative who worked in the war industries, helped build munitions, gathered scrap metal, were Blackout Wardens, or sent letters to soldiers and sailors they…
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May 21, 2019 0

“The Crossing”

THE CROSSING Excerpts from the book The Crossing, by Howard Fast Chapter 14      It pressed upon him hotly.  Sunday afternoon on the eighth of December, he lay down for a little while in the bedroom at the Barclay house, and his servants tried to protect him.  He was still in the cloths he had…
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April 6, 2019 0

Summerseat Newsletter and Annual Dinner

Historic Summerseat Newsletter March 2019     Upcoming event – Annual Dinner – Friday, March 29             Dinner begins at 6:00 PM – Tickets are $20 p/p  For reservation call Sharon:   Home: 215-295-2900; Cell: 267-847-3089     A delicious catered dinner of Chicken Francaise, Italian Green Beans, Vegetable Lasagna, Roasted Potatoes, Salad, Rolls, desert, and coffee.     Dinner will be followed…
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March 18, 2019 0

“Adopt a Shutter”

Adopt one shutter for $350.00 Adopt a set of shutters for $700 The exterior of the building is in need of extensive repair and updating Please consider adopting a shutter (or a set) to help with the ongoing restoration of this historic jewel Your name will be placed on a commemorative plaque that will be…
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January 5, 2019 0

Carol Sing at Summerseat, Wednesday, December 5 from 7-9 pm

  Make a Joyful Noise!   Carol Sing at Summerseat   Lift up your voice and sing In Summerseat, a beautiful Georgian mansion decorated for the season Wednesday, December 5th from 7-9 pm Music by Ronald Chancler Light refreshments served Summerseat – Headquarters of General George Washington from December 8-14, 1776 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville,…
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November 14, 2018 0

Crafters and Vendors wanted for Morrisville’s Winter Festival, Summerseat Remembers, Saturday, December 8th from 10-3

  Crafters and Vendors wanted for Morrisville’s Winter Festival, Summerseat Remembers,  Saturday December 8th from 10-3 Set up would be on the second floor starting at 8 am. You must bring your own table Cost $25 – Limited Spaces For more information call (267) 959-4865. Deadline for registering is December 1, 2018.

October 23, 2018 0

Painting Party at Summerseat – Fall Fundraiser

HISTORIC SUMMERSEAT Headquarters of george washington in 1776 A national historic landmark 300 clymer aveNUE Morrisville, pa 19067   PAINT PARTY-FALL FUNDRAISER  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29th     6:00-8:00PM $30.00 per guest             Come and enjoy an evening with your friends and learn to paint your own masterpiece!  No experience needed, just come and have fun!…
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September 6, 2018 0

Patriots Day at Summerseat

Patriots Day at Summerseat, Saturday, May 26, 10AM to 3PM. Fun for the whole family Colonial Encampment by HMI Archaeological Dig with Dr. Eileen Bailey     Summerseat’s Fabulous Raffle Baskets       Bake Sale & Plant Sale  Hot Dog & Beverage $3.00 Deneen Handmade Pottery     ____ Senior Citizen ………….. $ 10        ____ Soldier…
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May 10, 2018 0