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Heralding Our History

Historic Fallsington Inc.’s Stagecoach Tavern has been a landmark and focal point on Meetinghouse Square since the mid-1700s. Built as a home for John Merrick, Mahlon Rickey petitioned the …

Since our beginning in 1953, Historic Fallsington Inc. has been the depository of thousands of objects and archival records. They all help tell the narrative of Fallsington’s past and the people that helped create this village and how they lived.

For anyone who ventures onto the streets of the historic village of Fallsington in the lower part of Bucks County, it does not take much imagination to feel as if you have left some of the modern world behind.

Heralding Our History: Blistering 1998 fire destroys Ivyland Borough Hall

Two of Ivyland’s biggest fires may have happened on the same spot. In 1893, Edmund Barton’s carpentry shop burned down. This remained Ivyland’s largest fire for over a century. The location of …

Heralding Our History: Hobensack family infused Ivyland with civic pride

You don’t have to dig far into Ivyland’s history before coming across the Hobensack name. It belongs to a family that has played a critical role in our borough’s history.

Heralding Our History: “Boardwalks” Ivyland’s fix for its muddy streets

As the small borough of Ivyland approaches its 150th anniversary, a look back reveals that Ivyland is a place that certainly likes to celebrate its birthday. It has recognized its founding day — …

Heralding Our History: The old Ivyland Country Store leans right (literally)

The Ivyland store building, constructed in 1873 by Ivyland founder Edwin Lacey, was one of the first structures in Ivyland. It was opened and …

Heralding Our History: The Ivyland hotel that never had an overnight guest

Neatly tucked in the borders of Warminster and Northampton townships is the small community of Ivyland Borough, almost hiding in plain sight as commuters on Jacksonville and Bristol roads zoom by on their daily excursions.

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