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History of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA

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At the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works in Doylestown handmade tiles are still produced in a manner similar to that developed by the potter's founder and builder, Henry Chapman Mercer.

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  • 1854 - Doylestown
    Doylestown, a pleasant post-borough, capital of Bucks county, Pennsylvania, 100 miles E. from Harrisburg. A turnpike connects this place with...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    DOYLESTOWN, a town, capital of Buck's co., in the state of Pennsylvania, U.S., 100 m. E of Harrisburg. Its surface is undulating and its soil...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Doylestown
    Doylestown, a post-borough, capital of Bucks co., Pa., is situated on an eminence, 33 miles by rail N. of Philadelphia, and about 18 miles N.E. of...Read MORE...


  • 1896 - April 9 – The National Farm School (later Delaware Valley College) is chartered in Doylestown, PA.

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    April 9, 1896

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    Bucks County Court House
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  • News 1913 - 2 HURT, $100,000 DAMAGE BY FIRE AT DOYLESTOWN
    Three Large Buildings Burned in Blaze of Unknown Origin – Flames Menaced Whole Town

    Special to the Times.
    DOYLESTOWN, Dec. 24. – Fire destroyed a ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Doylestown, a banking and residential post-borough, capital of Bucks co., Pa., is situated on an eminence, 28 miles N. of Philadelphia, on the...Read MORE...


  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dr. Henry C. Mercer's "Fonthill," Doylestown, Pa.
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  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Historical Building, Doylestown, Pa.
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  • 1955 - Hurricane Diane - NINE DEATHS REPORTED IN EASTERN PA. 650 YOUNGSTERS MAROONED; RAIN REACHES 9 INCHES.
    ...The Red Cross said its emergency units were summoned to aid at a Boy Scout camp at Doylestown, about 30 miles north of Philadelphia. One worker...Read MORE...




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Dr. Henry C. Mercer's "Fonthill," Doylestown, Pa.
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Historical Building, Doylestown, Pa.
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  • 1854 - Doylestown
    Doylestown, a pleasant post-borough, capital of Bucks county, Pennsylvania, 100 miles E. from Harrisburg. A turnpike connects this place with... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    DOYLESTOWN, a town, capital of Buck's co., in the state of Pennsylvania, U.S., 100 m. E of Harrisburg. Its surface is undulating and its soil... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Doylestown
    Doylestown, a post-borough, capital of Bucks co., Pa., is situated on an eminence, 33 miles by rail N. of Philadelphia, and about 18 miles N.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1896 - April 9 – The National Farm School (later Delaware Valley College) is chartered in Doylestown, PA.

    www.wikipedia.org
    April 9, 1896
  • News  1913 - 2 HURT, $100,000 DAMAGE BY FIRE AT DOYLESTOWN
    Three Large Buildings Burned in Blaze of Unknown Origin – Flames Menaced Whole Town

    Special to the Times.
    DOYLESTOWN, Dec. 24. – Fire destroyed a ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Doylestown, a banking and residential post-borough, capital of Bucks co., Pa., is situated on an eminence, 28 miles N. of Philadelphia, on the... Read MORE...

  • 1955 - Hurricane Diane - NINE DEATHS REPORTED IN EASTERN PA. 650 YOUNGSTERS MAROONED; RAIN REACHES 9 INCHES.
    ...The Red Cross said its emergency units were summoned to aid at a Boy Scout camp at Doylestown, about 30 miles north of Philadelphia. One worker... Read MORE...

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