Buckingham Mountain

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Buckingham Mountain
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Buckingham Mountain
Elevation 520 ft (160 m)
Location
Location Bucks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Range Piedmont Plateau

Buckingham Mountain (Lenape: Pepacating [1]) is located in Buckingham Township in Central Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is the second most elevated land in all of Bucks County at 520 feet.

History[edit]

On top of Buckingham Mountain lies the Mount Gilead African Methodist Episcopal, built in 1835, and rebuilt in 1852 out of stone. It was founded by runaway slaves and was considered to be one of the more prominent refuges for runaway slaves in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian Place Names in Bucks County" (PDF). Lenape Nation - A Tribal Community. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°18′57″N 75°02′28″W / 40.31583°N 75.04111°W / 40.31583; -75.04111