Bringing Bucks County History to Life

From the founder of the modern steamboat to visits from Neil Armstrong to spooky legends, Bucks County is full of history!  To celebrate, the Craven Hall Historical Society will be presenting a historical first-person interpretation program featuring men and women who lived in the Warminster Township area. Witnesses will get to meet some of the historical men and women figured prominently from the area.

From the Craven Hall Mansion to John Fitch’s workshop, these historical stories will come alive for audiences. The featured historical figures will be from an assortment of eras, including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Industrial Revolution, and the Women’s Rights Movement. Specifically, you will meet Dr. William Bachelor, a surgeon at the Battle of Saratoga; John Fitch, Steamboat Inventor; Cobe Scout, intimate friend of John Fitch and Thomas Paine; General Harmon VanSant, an active participant in the War of 1812, and the VanSant sisters among others.

When: September 21st from 7:00pm – 9:00pm

How: First come first serve. Reservations can be made by calling the Craven Hall Historical Society at (215) 675-4698.

Where: Corner of Street Rd. and Newtown Rd. in Warminster

Cost: Cost per adult is $10 or $15 for a family of 4 (each additional person being $5).

Who: This program is designed for people 12 years and older.

What: Along with invigorating historical education, light refreshments will also be sold during the event.


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