Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Doylestown High School
1890 - 1973
The School consisted of first through twelfth grade and an opportunity class now called special education.
Built 1890 Dedicated April 8, 1890
Destroyed by fire February 23, 1973
Original class bell hangs at CB West Football Field
Last graduating class 1952
Famous graduates: James Michener and Margaret Mead
Responsible for this plaque - Jim Miller, class of 1946
Erected 2002 by Doylestown Historical Society and Doylestown Borough Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 40° 18.735′ N, 75° 7.743′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on Court Street. Marker is east across intersection from the Bucks County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least William H. Eastburn III, Esquire (1932-2008) (here, next to this marker); James A. Michener (a few steps from this marker); Bucks County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bucks County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bucks County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bucks County Vietnam War Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of original class bell, currently hanging at CB West Football Field. • • Can you help?