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    Bobby Waite

    Frenchtown

    We’ve adopted Frenchtown. Sure, it’s in New Jersey but it should be in Bucks County. There are several reasons for this conclusion. First, if it wasn’t for that river, it would be. Another reason is that like Bucks County towns, it has that... Read more

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    New Hope

    A milling town that once drew its power from the Delaware River and Aquetong Creek has since become the most well-know town in Bucks County Read more

  • Quakertown

    Historic Quakertown

    Quakertown got its name from the Quaker meetinghouse that was built there in 1723. Quakers began coming to Richland Township in 1710, but beginning in 1730 Germans began moving into the Township and quickly outnumbered the English Quakers. Read more

  • Langhorne

    The Town of Four Lands End

    This picturesque Lower Bucks County town, now called Langhorne, played a small role in the Revolutionary War and for a while gained fame as a resort Read more

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    Christmas City USA

    Bethlehem’s history begins with the self-sufficient community of the Moravians. “On Christmas Eve 1741, a small group of Moravians joined in a stable, holding candles, singing Not Jerusalem, Lowly Bethlehem. Read more

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    Doylestown Times

    There are times to visit Bucks County’s farms, the River, small rural towns and the beautiful parks, but there are also times when Doylestown is the only place that will do Read more

  • Bristol

    Our Oldest Town

    Bristol is as old as Pennsylvania. In 1681 Samuel Clift received title to 262 acres covering the original part of Bristol—the same day as the Proprietary Charter of Pennsylvania. The grant was for a tract of land on the Delaware River, “at the mouth Read more

  • Sellersville- Perkasie

    Upper Bucks Free Towns

    Built on land once set aside for freed indentured servants, Perkasie and Sellersville grew as the railroad brought industry and an a special identity for each of these picturesque Upper Bucks County towns Read more

  • Lake Afton, Yardley

    Randl Bye

    A Mill, Crossroads and a Lake

    Being close to the Delaware River, having a gristmill and a picturesque mill pond made Yardley a great place to be right from its beginnings Read more

  • Newtown

    Photograph by Randl Bye

    A Tale of Two Newtowns

    There are actually two Newtowns. Newtown is the name of both a borough and township located in the central, southern portion of Bucks County. What is know as the “town of Newtown”, lies in both the borough and township. by Jeffrey Marshall Read more

Doylestown Fall 2021