Pennsbury Manor in the 1950’s

Black and White photographs from the 1950’s of Pennsbury Manor, the home of William Penn.The current manor house is a reconstruction of the original¬†

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Buehl Field – an airfield in Bucks County

There were three airfields operated by Ernest Buehl in Bucks county over the years. These slides were marked Buehl Field. 

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Revolutionary War Dioramas in Neshaminy Mall

There are a series of Dioramas in Neshaminy Mall depicting scenes from Colonial Times and the War for Independence. These are a unique piece of history and have been there since the mall opened in 1968

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Last Updated on January 10, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The Pen Ryn Mansion in Bensalem

The Penn Ryn Estate is a magnificent riverfront estate that now serves as an event venue. The mansion dates back to 1744.

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Durham Boats at Washington Crossing in 2005

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The Canon in New Hope – But do you see the problem?

There is a canon in the center of New Hope that was present on a Union ship during the battle at Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and The CSS Virginia. However, there is one thing that really bugs me about the display…

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Last Updated on January 10, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Civil War canons in Lambertville NJ

There are some remarkable civil war canons in a small park in Lambertville.

If you are in New Hope, you can cross the bridge and walk about six blocks. The park is at the intersection of York and George streets on the southeast corner.

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Last Updated on January 10, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The Husaria statue at Our Lady of Czestochowa and memorial to the Katyn Forest

There is a fantastic statue of a Winged Hussar (Husaria) in the cemetery at Our Lady of Czestochowa as well as a memorial to the Poles murdered by the Soviets in the Katyn Forest. 

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Last Updated on January 9, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Bowman’s Hill Tower

Bowman’s Tower is just south of New Hope. You can drive to the top of the hill to the tower. There is a small charge for admission. You can either walk up the steps or take the elevator. Either way, there are about 20 final steps to the top of the tower. Once there, the view is fantastic.

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Last Updated on January 9, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla