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User reviews and recommendations of top nearby restaurants.

Black Horse Tavern

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Distance: 0.12 Miles

Rating 88 reviews
Duck Sauce

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Rating 115 reviews
Pat's Colonial Kitchen

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Rating 55 reviews
Boccaccio Restaurant

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Rating 32 reviews
State Street Kitchen

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Distance: 0.16 Miles

Rating 58 reviews
The Temperance House

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Rating 34 reviews
Isaac Newton's Fun Food & Drink

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Rating 236 reviews
Florentino's Italian Cuisine

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Rating 40 reviews
Cafe Con Leche

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Rating 72 reviews
World of Falafel

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Rating 47 reviews

Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, the place where George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River on their way to the Battle of Trenton on Christmas, 1776, is a little crossroads  village just south of New Hope, Pennsylvania, and north of Yardley, Pennsylvania. Formerly known as Taylorsville, it is home to the 500-acre Washington Crossing Historic Park. It was here, at McConkey’s Ferry Inn, that George Washington and his troops planned their assault on the Hessian soldiers across the river in New Jersey. There are various other historical buildings in the park which is divided into upper and lower sections. Each Christmas Day, re-enactors cross the Delaware River in replica Durham boats just like the ones Washington and his troops used in 1776. The event draws hundreds of people each year.

Appropriately, the David Library of the American Revolution is located in Washington Crossing, a valuable repository for serious scholars and history buffs alike. There is arguably no other collection of Revolutionary-era records in the United States that compares to the library’s books, manuscripts, military records and other documents.

While Washington Crossing can feel like a step back in time, the modern world isn’t far, making it a popular place to live for those who commute to Philadelphia and New Jersey. A small bridge in the village connects to Titusville, New Jersey (and the New Jersey side of the Washington Crossing Historic Park), and access to I-95 is but five minutes or so away.

Homes for Sale in Washington Crossing PA

Washington Crossing is part of Upper Makefield Township, and the housing options are plentiful.

Upper Makefield real Estate Includes

While some farms and historical homes dot the landscape, there are also small-scale newer developments and estate homes tucked away off country roads. Some of the more popular include Jericho Mountain Estates, River Crossing homes offer of Taylorsville Rd., Weathersfield Heritage Hills, Ely Farm and Dutchess Farm Estates. Some of the smaller towns in Upper Makefield include Pineville, Newtown in 18940, Brownsburg, Dolington and of course Washington Crossing in 18977.

For the person who wants to live in an area rich in American history, Washington Crossing reminds us daily of our country’s roots but is never too far from the conveniences most of us look for when choosing a place to call home.

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