Our Towns

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Our River Towns

Growing up in and around Bucks County I can sometimes take the beauty of the Delaware River and its river towns for granted. That I can get used to towns with such charm and character is mind boggling. Yet every now and then I find myself passing...

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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 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

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

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

Our Towns

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

Our Towns

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

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

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

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

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