List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Bucks County

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Location of Bucks County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Bucks County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Bucks County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 79 historical markers located in Bucks County.[1]


Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Aaron Siskind (1903-1991) TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 29, 2004 28 E. Swamp Rd. (Pa. 313) east of Pa. 611, Doylestown (Cross Keys)
40°19′37″N 75°07′39″W / 40.327°N 75.12755°W / 40.327; -75.12755 (Aaron Siskind)
Roadside Artists, Professions & Vocations
Abraham Lincoln TransparentPlaceholder.png 1991 Near intersection of Bristol Pike & Pond St., Bristol
City Abraham Lincoln, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Andalusia Andalusia, State Road vicinity (Bensalem Township), Andalusia (Bucks County, Pennsylvania).jpg Thursday, November 01, 2001 1237 State Road, Andalusia (Bensalem Township)
40°03′56″N 74°57′42″W / 40.0656°N 74.9618°W / 40.0656; -74.9618 (Andalusia)
Roadside Agriculture, Buildings, Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Bogart's Tavern TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 28, 2003 Route 263 and Route 413, Buckingham
40°19′25″N 75°03′38″W / 40.32357°N 75.06042°W / 40.32357; -75.06042 (Bogart's Tavern)
City American Revolution, Government & Politics, Military, Inns & Taverns
Bristol TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Old U.S. 13 SR 2002 (Missing)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics
Bristol TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Old U.S. 13 SR 2002 (Missing)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics
Bristol TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, January 13, 1949 Old US 13 at Otter Rd., S of Bristol
40°05′50″N 74°52′13″W / 40.09717°N 74.87041°W / 40.09717; -74.87041 (Bristol)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics 17th Century, Transportation
Bristol TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Old U.S. 13 N of Bristol (Missing)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Buckingham Meeting House TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, March 26, 1947 U.S. 202 NE of Buckingham (Missing)
Roadside American Revolution, Buildings, Houses & Homesteads, Military, Religion
Bucks County TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 29, 1982 Courthouse, E. Court St., Doylestown
40°18′43″N 75°07′47″W / 40.31203°N 75.12965°W / 40.31203; -75.12965 (Bucks County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Casimir Sienkiewicz (1890-1974) TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 20, 2006 202 E. Court St., Doylestown
40°18′52″N 75°07′37″W / 40.31442°N 75.12687°W / 40.31442; -75.12687 (Casimir Sienkiewicz)
Roadside Artists, Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration
Charles Sheeler Charles Sheeler.jpg Saturday, May 29, 1999 39 Mercer Ave. at Center St., Doylestown
40°19′32″N 75°07′38″W / 40.32555°N 75.12733°W / 40.32555; -75.12733 (Charles Sheeler)
City Artists
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 18, 1949 Pa. 32 near marker 894 (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 18, 1949 U.S. 13 at Bristol, South Side (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 18, 1949 U.S. 13 at Bristol, North Side (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 24, 1949 Pa. 611 at Durham Furnace
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 21, 1949 near covered bridge on Uhlerstown Hill Rd., ~ 1/4 mile west of Pa. 32 at Uhlerstown
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 21, 1949 Pa. 32 at Tinicum (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, January 20, 1949 Pa. 32, just S of Pa. 232 at New Hope
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, January 20, 1949 Pa. 32 at Lumberville
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 18, 1949 Pa. 32, 2.3 miles N of Washington Crossing at Jericho Creek (Missing)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 10, 1949 Pa. 32, 50 ft. N of Pa. 232 at New Hope
40°21′30″N 74°56′57″W / 40.3584°N 74.9492°W / 40.3584; -74.9492 (Delaware Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Doan Gang (The) TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, November 05, 2005 4914A Point Pleasant Pike, Gardenville, @ Friends Mtg. House
40°22′03″N 75°06′53″W / 40.36743°N 75.11468°W / 40.36743; -75.11468 (Doan Gang (The))
Roadside American Revolution, Government & Politics 18th Century
Doylestown Agricultural Works TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, October 23, 2003 Ashland St. near Main, Doylestown
40°18′27″N 75°07′48″W / 40.3074°N 75.1301°W / 40.3074; -75.1301 (Doylestown Agricultural Works)
Roadside Agriculture, Business & Industry, Iron
Durham Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 21, 1947 Pa. 212 at Durham
40°34′26″N 75°13′29″W / 40.57397°N 75.2247°W / 40.57397; -75.2247 (Durham Furnace)
Roadside American Revolution, Business & Industry, Furnaces, Military
Durham Road Milestone TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 28, 1988 Pa. 413, 1 mile S of Newtown
40°12′51″N 74°55′53″W / 40.21408°N 74.93125°W / 40.21408; -74.93125 (Durham Road Milestone)
Roadside Roads, Transportation
Edward Hicks TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, September 06, 1997 122 Penn St., Newtown
40°13′35″N 74°56′05″W / 40.22642°N 74.9348°W / 40.22642; -74.9348 (Edward Hicks)
City Artists
Famous Indian Walk (The) - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 23, 1925 PA 412, ~ a mile SW of Springtown (plaque missing)
Plaque Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
First Weather Satellite, The Vanguard2.jpg Thursday, September 20, 2001 State & Sterling Streets, Newtown
40°13′27″N 74°56′10″W / 40.22403°N 74.93602°W / 40.22403; -74.93602 (First Weather Satellite, The)
City Business & Industry, Environment, Invention
Fries Rebellion of 1799, The TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, May 16, 2003 Main & Broad Sts., Quakertown
40°24′09″N 75°21′09″W / 40.40237°N 75.35245°W / 40.40237; -75.35245 (Fries Rebellion of 1799, The)
City Agriculture, Ethnic & Immigration, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Military
Gallows Hill - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, November 01, 1925 Intersection PA 412 & SR 4075 (Gallows Hill Rd.), Stony Point
40°31′52″N 75°13′22″W / 40.53117°N 75.22283°W / 40.53117; -75.22283 (Gallows Hill - PLAQUE)
Plaque Native American, Paths & Trails
Henry Chapman Mercer MercerLG.jpg Saturday, October 17, 1998 Pa. 313 in front of Tile Works, Doylestown
40°19′26″N 75°07′19″W / 40.32378°N 75.12208°W / 40.32378; -75.12208 (Henry Chapman Mercer)
Roadside Artists, Buildings, Business & Industry, Invention, Professions & Vocations
Historic Fallsington TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 03, 1961 SR 2020 (Tyburn Rd.) at SR 2026 (New Falls Road), Fallingston (Missing)
Roadside Buildings, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, Religion, William Penn
Historic Fallsington TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 03, 1961 U.S. 1 at intersection LR 09136, south side of highway (Missing)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, Religion, William Penn
Historic Fallsington TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 03, 1961 Business US 1 at SR 2020 (Tyburn Rd.)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, Religion, William Penn
Honey Hollow Watershed TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, September 20, 1997 Rte. 232, Solebury Twp.
Roadside Agriculture, Environment
James A. Michener TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 29, 1999 East Court St. near Broad St., Doylestown
40°18′45″N 75°07′44″W / 40.31242°N 75.12893°W / 40.31242; -75.12893 (James A. Michener)
Roadside Writers
John Fitch's Steamboat Fitch's Steam Boat 1786 (cropped).jpg Thursday, October 23, 1947 Jct. Pa. 132 & 263, Warminster
40°12′24″N 75°05′58″W / 40.2068°N 75.0995°W / 40.2068; -75.0995 (John Fitch's Steamboat)
Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Professions & Vocations, Transportation
Johnsville Naval Air Development Center NavalAirDevCent WarminsterPA NAN10-73.jpg Wednesday, November 11, 1998 E Street Rd., 200 yds. N of Newton Rd., Warminster
40°11′35″N 75°04′31″W / 40.19295°N 75.07532°W / 40.19295; -75.07532 (Johnsville Naval Air Development Center)
Roadside Business & Industry, Military, Military Post-Civil War
Joseph Ridgway Grundy (1863-1961) Saturday, October 18, 2008 610-680 Radcliffe St., Bristol
40°05′52″N 74°51′01″W / 40.0977°N 74.8504°W / 40.0977; -74.8504 (Joseph Ridgway Grundy)
Roadside Business & Industry, Government & Politics 20th Century, Publishing
Katharine Drexel (1858-1955) Saturday, October 02, 2004 1663 Bristol Pike, Bensalem
40°04′23″N 74°57′28″W / 40.0731°N 74.9577°W / 40.0731; -74.9577 (Katharine Drexel)
Roadside African American, Education, Native American, Religion, Women
Langhorne Speedway TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, October 14, 2006 1939 E Lincoln Hwy., Langhorne
40°10′33″N 74°53′09″W / 40.17597°N 74.8858°W / 40.17597; -74.8858 (Langhorne Speedway)
Roadside Sports
Levittown LevittownPA.jpg Saturday, November 28, 1992 Levittown Parkway at U.S. 13, Levittown
40°08′29″N 74°49′06″W / 40.1414°N 74.8183°W / 40.1414; -74.8183 (Levittown)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Cities & Towns
Log College TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, October 26, 2008 Between 800 and 886 N York Rd. (PA 263), near Tennyson Dr., across from Log College Manor, Warminster
40°12′53″N 75°05′58″W / 40.21481°N 75.09941°W / 40.21481; -75.09941 (Log College)
Roadside Early Settlement, Education, Religion
Loyalist Raid of 1778 TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 20, 2001 State & Mercer Streets, Newtown
40°13′39″N 74°56′13″W / 40.22737°N 74.93688°W / 40.22737; -74.93688 (Loyalist Raid of 1778)
City American Revolution, Military, Inns & Taverns
Margaret Mead Margaret Mead NYWTS.jpg Saturday, June 22, 1996 225 W. Court St., Doylestown
40°18′25″N 75°08′06″W / 40.30682°N 75.13513°W / 40.30682; -75.13513 (Margaret Mead)
City Medicine & Science, Women, Writers
Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) Martin-johnson-heade.jpg Saturday, October 14, 2000 Rte. 32, Lumberville, in front of Lumberville General store
40°24′24″N 75°02′14″W / 40.40653°N 75.03715°W / 40.40653; -75.03715 (Martin Johnson Heade)
City Artists
Moland House TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, October 21, 1947 1641 Old York Rd., Hartsville
40°14′55″N 75°05′34″W / 40.2486°N 75.0927°W / 40.2486; -75.0927 (Moland House)
Roadside American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Mollie Woods Hare (1881-1956) TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, April 13, 2010 At entrance to Woods Services, between 321 and 335 S Bellevue Ave., Langhorne
40°10′23″N 74°55′08″W / 40.1731°N 74.9188°W / 40.1731; -74.9188 (Mollie Woods Hare)
Roadside Education, Medicine & Science, Women
Oscar Hammerstein II Hammerstein.jpg Monday, July 18, 1994 E State St. (Bus. 202) at East Rd., Doylestown
40°18′46″N 75°06′51″W / 40.31273°N 75.11408°W / 40.31273; -75.11408 (Oscar Hammerstein II)
Roadside Music & Theater
Pearl S. Buck Pearl Buck.jpg Sunday, June 25, 1995 Green Hills Farm, 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie
Roadside Women, Writers
Pennsbury TransparentPlaceholder.png 1948 At site, E of Tullytown
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsbury Manor TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, October 08, 1951 SR 2020 (Tyburn Rd.) S of Fallsington; SR 2059 (New Ford Rd.) at SR 2020
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsbury Manor TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 11, 1949 SR 2055 (old U.S. 13) Tullytown, near junction SR 2059
40°08′34″N 74°48′40″W / 40.1427°N 74.8112°W / 40.1427; -74.8112 (Pennsbury Manor)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 11, 1949 PA 413, .4 miles west of bridge at state line, Bristol
40°05′06″N 74°52′16″W / 40.08501°N 74.87121°W / 40.08501; -74.87121 (Pennsylvania)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 11, 1949 U.S. 1, approx. 300 yards west of Delaware River Bridge (MISSING)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 11, 1949 Bridge St. (Old US 1 / Rt. 32), at Central Ave., 1 block from Delaware River, Morrisville
40°12′36″N 74°46′18″W / 40.2101°N 74.77171°W / 40.2101; -74.77171 (Pennsylvania)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 10, 1949 Pa. 32, 3.5 miles N of New Hope
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 07, 1949 Pa. 611 at Durham Furnace (MISSING)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 10, 1949 River Rd. (PA 32) at Old Carversville Rd., Lumberville
40°24′26″N 75°02′19″W / 40.4073°N 75.03867°W / 40.4073; -75.03867 (Pennsylvania Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, December 14, 1948 Pa. 532 W of Washington Crossing (MISSING)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Playwicky Indian Town, 1682 - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1925 PA 213 (Bridgetown Pike), .5 mile from Neshaminy Creek & 2.5 miles W of Langhorne
Plaque Early Settlement, Government & Politics 17th Century, Native American, William Penn
Revolutionary War Burial Site TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, November 11, 1999 Intersection of Bellevue & Flowers Ave., Langhorne Borough
40°10′26″N 74°55′09″W / 40.1739°N 74.91922°W / 40.1739; -74.91922 (Revolutionary War Burial Site)
Roadside American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Richboro Nike Missile Battery PH-07 TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 05, 2007 Northampton Twp. Rec. Ctr., Rt. 332, Richboro
Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Military, Military Post-Civil War
Rochambeau Route TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, October 18, 1954 Bristol Pike (Rt. 13) & Mill Rd., Bensalem
40°03′54″N 74°58′50″W / 40.0651°N 74.9805°W / 40.0651; -74.9805 (Rochambeau Route)
Roadside American Revolution, George Washington, Military, Transportation
Samuel D. Ingham SIng.jpg Tuesday, October 21, 1947 U.S. 202, 1.5 miles W of New Hope
Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Coal, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Professions & Vocations
Summerseat Summerseat, Clymer Street & Morris Avenue (Morrisville Borough), Morrisville (Bucks County, Pennsylvania).jpg Thursday, January 27, 1949 At site, Legion Ave., near Hillcrest Ave., Morrisville
Roadside American Revolution, George Washington, Military
Treasure Island Reservation Scout colors2.png Sunday, June 25, 1989 Pa. 32, 3.5 miles N of Point Pleasant
40°28′16″N 75°04′11″W / 40.47102°N 75.06973°W / 40.47102; -75.06973 (Treasure Island Reservation)
Roadside Education, Native American, Sports
Trevose TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, October 29, 1946 U.S. 1, 3.5 miles W of S. Langhorne (Missing)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
W. Atlee Burpee W a burpee lg.jpg Wednesday, October 04, 2000 Burpee Park, Church St. near E Oakland Ave. (Rt. 202), Doylestown
40°18′39″N 75°07′30″W / 40.31088°N 75.12505°W / 40.31088; -75.12505 (W. Atlee Burpee)
City Agriculture, Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Invention
W.W.H. Davis TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, October 19, 2001 60 E. Court Street, Doylestown
40°18′43″N 75°07′45″W / 40.31207°N 75.12928°W / 40.31207; -75.12928 (W.W.H. Davis)
City Civil War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Military, Professions & Vocations, Writers
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 07, 1949 PA 412 off PA 212, near Moyer Rd., ~1.5 mi. SW of Springtown
40°32′45″N 75°18′13″W / 40.54597°N 75.30358°W / 40.54597; -75.30358 (Walking Purchase)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 04, 1949 Pa. 611 at Ottsville
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, January 10, 1949 Pa. 413 at Penn Park Rd., near Wrightstown (in yard of Friends Mtg. House beside 10' tall brown stone)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, Native American
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 07, 1949 PA 413 at Wrightstown (Missing)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, January 04, 1949 Pa. 611, .5 mile N of Ottsville (Missing)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, January 07, 1949 PA 412, SW of Springtown
Roadside Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
Washington Crossing Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze, MMA-NYC, 1851.jpg Monday, November 17, 1947 Pa. 532 at Washington Crossing
Roadside American Revolution, George Washington, Military
William Penn's First Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, October 13, 2001 Jericho Creek @ intersection of River & Taylorsville Rds., Washington Crossing
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation, William Penn

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

External links[edit]