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Has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1857
Designated A National Historic Place By The United States Department Of The Interior
"We used to trade a lot along the canal, people who had vegetables and things, we'd give them coal and they'd give us cabbages, tomatoes and things like that. Then there were lock tenders whose wives made good bread. We'd give them coal for bread.…
Irish Immigrant-Civil War VeteranBristol ResidentBorn in Donegal, Ireland May 10, 1844, Michael Dougherty came to Bristol in 1858. In August of 1862 he enlisted in the Union Army as a Private in Company B, 13th Cavalry, Pennsylvania 117th Voluntee…
Crossing Begins |Dec., 25 - 4:00 PM:Washington crossed with commanders John Sullivan, Nathanael Greene, John Glover, and Henry Knox along with 2,400 troops, 18 cannons, baggage, and approximately 50 - 75 horses. Dec., 26 - 4:00 AM:Washington an…
Preeminent 20th century photographer. Siskind's influential images of Bucks County architecture from 1939 to 1945 brought about a change from documentary style to a radical abstract style, setting a new standard in American art photography.
In December 1776 General Roche De Fernoy and General William Alexander (Lord Stirling) had their headquarters here at a "hip-roof" house known as The Old Fort. Before the Battle of Trenton, Coryell's Ferry became a military camp. Stockade entrench…
Modernist painter and photographer, known for a seemingly impersonal, machine-inspired style called precisionism. Subjects included factories, skyscrapers, and Bucks County barns. He rented the Worthington House, 1910-26, and here he did important…
The Borough of Riegelsville was formed in 1916, thanks to a petition by local citizens who sought the right of self-government for their thriving river and canal community.During the late 18th century, a village slowly evolved around what was know…
The Mid_Atlantic Highlands of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut forms a 3.5 million acre forested greenbelt adjacent to one of the nation's most densely populated regions, which includes Philadelphia, New York City and Hartford.Th…
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