From the book, When Washington Crossed the Delaware, by Lynne Cheney,  Illustrated by Peter M. Fiore

It was November 1776, a time of trouble for our young country. We were fighting for our independence from Britain, and the war was not going well. The British had defeated General George Washington and his men on Long Island, had driven them out of New York, and were pursuing them across New Jersey. “This night…
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August 18, 2017 0

Save Princeton Battlefield

The Civil War Trust works to save our historical battlefields and is asking for help in preserving the Princeton Battlefield. Save land where George Washington led the charge at Princeton.


August 17, 2017 0

The Ten Days That Changed the World – link to video

Jim Wyler’s The Ten Days That Changed the World, a short, fifteen-minute video about the Battles of Trenton and Princeton is a must-watch. Jim Wyler’s YouTube channel has other interesting videos on varied topics.


August 15, 2017 0

Patriots’ Day, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Historic Morrisville presents… SPRING FESTIVAL … PATRIOTS’ DAY AT SUMMERSEAT May 20th from 10 to 3 PM 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville, Pa 19067 FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Colonial Reenactors Activities for children Bake Sale/ Raffle Baskets Fishing Pond/Music/Crafts Hot Dog Special General Washington Arrives at 11:00 AM Balloon Creations by John at 12:00 PM…
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April 27, 2017 0

Crafters/Vendors Form for Patriots’ Day

Historic Morrisville Society 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067 Patriots Day at Summerseat Crafters and Vendors Application Business name: __________________________________ Contact name: __________________________________ Mailing Address: __________________________________ City: __________________________________ State:______________Zip:_____________ Phone: ____________________­­_________ ­­­Alternate Telephone: __________________________________ E-Mail Address: __________________________________ Website (if applicable): _______________________________ Brief description of your craft/item for sale: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Date: May 20, 2017 Place: Outdoors…
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April 27, 2017 0

PAINT PARTY AT SUMMERSEAT

PAINT PARTY AT SUMMERSEAT Celebrate Spring By Painting It  Friday, April 21 at 7:30 Fundraiser Sponsored by the Historic Morrisville Society All proceeds go to the upkeep of Summerseat For reservations call: 215-584-2936 The cost is $30.00, which includes brushes, paints and canvas, and professional art instructor.


April 4, 2017 0

Summerseat Annual Dinner, March 23, 2017

Historic Morrisville Society Annual Dinner March 23, 2017, at 6:00 PM at Summerseat Guest Speaker: Author Andrew R. Thompson Call 215-295-2900 for Reservations Cost: $20.00 Visit us at http://historicsummerseat.org/ or on our Historic Summerseat Facebook page ______ “The place was a small town in Pennsylvania called Morrisville; the people and the boy were living during a time when…
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March 7, 2017 0

Poe Tea Photos

This is what you missed at the Poe Tea: [easy-image-collage id=456] [easy-image-collage id=457] [easy-image-collage id=458]


January 23, 2017 0