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Tyler Formal Gardens

Posted by Karen Johnson on February 06, 2019 in  Bucks County History  Things to do in Bucks County
Now that Phil the groundhog has decided has decided that Spring is on the way, thought’s naturally turn to flowers and gardening. One of Bucks County’s most amazing gardens is the Tyler Formal Gardens at Bucks County Community College.   The Bucks County Community College website information tells us that Tyler Formal Gardens were constructed in the early 1930s by Charles Willing of Willing, Sims and Talbutt to provide a formal landscape setting for the Tylers' magnificent home and to acc... read more
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Equality Pride in Our History Exhibit

January 13 - March 23
Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on January 31, 2019 in  Pride  Things to do in Bucks County
The Bucks County Visitors Center3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (Next to PARX Casino)visitbuckscounty.com The equality exhibit will be openJanuary 13th through March 23rdMonday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm View our archive at www.newhopecelebrateshistory.orgemail us at history@newhopecelebrates.com   Equality - Pride in Our History Exhibit takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay pride and will showcase a collection of stories, photos, memorabilia contributed... read more
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Sledding in Bucks County

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on January 02, 2019 in  Bucks County  Things to do in Bucks County
Even though we haven’t had more than a flake at this time of year we look forward to all the fun we can find. Though Bucks County is a great place to cross country ski – we are not exactly renowned for our slopes. Among the local sledding enthusiasts the best sledding is to be found close to our office at Magill’s Park or “Suicide Hill”  here in New Hope.  Magill’s Hill is a 5-acre site that consists of steeply sloped hills which can be used for sled... read more
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We here in Bucks County are so lucky to have the wonderful Michener Museum nearby. When is the last time you visited? If it’s been a while you should plan to go soon. The upcoming calendar is amazing! The James A. Michener Art Museum is a private, non-profit museum in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, founded in 1988 and named for the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer James A. Michener, a Doylestown resident. It is situated within the old stone walls of a historic 19th-century... read more
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Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on January 02, 2019 in  Things to do in Bucks County
Twenty-two years and still going strong! Beat the winter blues by attending the Lambertville * New Hope Winter Festival. Hosted by the Twin Rivertown Projects, Inc., a 501c3 organization, the winter festival is a great thing to look forward to no matter what the weather.  In 1995, local business owner Louise Decker got the idea to hold a Winter Carnival like the ones held in the ski areas of New England. With the help of interested colleagues and friends Louise pulled it all together and made the first Lambert... read more
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