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Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Lacey / Doylestown Fair

 
 
Camp Lacey / Doylestown Fair Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Camp Lacey / Doylestown Fair Marker
Central Bucks West High School in background.
Inscription.
Camp Lacey
Bucks County's own 104th Vol. Regiment est. a Civil War military tent city here in 1861. Their training completed, 1,049 men led by Colonel W.W.H. Davis, departed the Doylestown train station to join the Army of the Potomac.

Doylestown Fair
In 1865, following the Civil War, the town's first fair was organized on this site. One of North America's premier fairs until its demise in 1891. The last remaining fair building was razed in 1997 for student parking.

Dedicated Sept. 18, 1999
 
Erected 1999 by Civil War Round Table.
 
Location. 40° 18.394′ N, 75° 8.269′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street and School Lane, on the right when traveling south on Lafayette Street. Click for map. Marker is on the north grounds of Central Bucks West High School, 375 W. Court Street. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Margaret Mead (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doylestown Agricultural Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doylestown Fire Company No. 1 World War II Memorial
Camp Lacey Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Camp Lacey Side of Marker
(approx. half a mile away); 104th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. half a mile away); Bucks County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Bucks County World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Doylestown.
 
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Doylestown Fair Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
3. Doylestown Fair Side of Marker
Camp Lacey Laser Image on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
4. Camp Lacey Laser Image on Marker
Doylestown Fair Laser Image on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
5. Doylestown Fair Laser Image on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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