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Moland House, Warwick Township

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#10 of 10 in Historic Sites in Bucks County
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Moland House (aka Washington's Headquarters Farm) is an old stone farmhouse built around 1750, by John Moland (b. 1700 London, England d. 1761), a prominent Philadelphia and Bucks County lawyer. Although physically located in Hartsville, Warwick Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, its mailing address is in Warminster Township, Pennsylvania. The house served as the headquarters for General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War from August 10 to 23, 1777 while on the way to the Battle of Brandywine. The encampment stretched along both sides of Old York Road, on the slope of Carr's hill to the north; both sides of Bristol Road from Mearns Road to Meetinghouse Road. The Battle of Crooked Billet ended near here on May 1, 1778.

Moland House is owned by Warwick Township and is being restored and maintained by the Warwick Township Historical Society through grants from Warwick Township, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the federal government, plus by private foundations and individual donors. Restoration began in 1997, and although it is nearly complete, a number of projects remain to be funded.

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  • Wonderful Craft Show in Historial setting; lots of local crafters have their crafts on display, reasonable prices and ots of selections. Highly recommend to those that like to craft or just like to.....  more »
  • Lots happened in regards to the American Revolution their, i.e. the revolution was planned there. Staff is excited to tell you about the landmark. They are doing an archaeological dig there too.  more »
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  • The history behind this house is absolutely amazing! The fact that George Washington and other dignitaries met there was so exciting!! All they ask for is a small donation for the upkeep of the totally refurbished house.
  • One of my relatives camped here during Rev war. I never knew this or even knew this was a place till a local told me about it. Did research and found a ton of info. A must see. So much history happened here. Shocked its not a national park service site.

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