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Keyword: Benjamin Parry

The 267th birthday of Benjamin Parry, known as “The father of New Hope,” was recently celebrated at the Parry Mansion Museum with a walking tour that traced Parry’s life.

The New Hope Historical Society will celebrate Benjamin Parry Day in New Hope Sunday at the Parry Mansion. Festivities will begin at 3 p.m. with a tour tracing Parry’s life in New Hope followed by a …

By the time 25-year-old Benjamin Parry arrived in Coryell’s Ferry around 1782 with his older brother, Thomas, the tiny village on the Delaware River was already in its third generation, and third name — following “Wells Ferry” and “Canby’s Ferry.”

Once a year, in a tradition dating back two decades, New Hope residents gather at Parry’s 18th century Georgian-style mansion on South Main Street to celebrate Benjamin Parry Day.The New Hope …

Benjamin Parry helped make New Hope the industrial and manufacturing capitol of Bucks County in the 19th century. He spearheaded the drive to have the first bridge constructed across the Delaware …

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