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

Bucks County

 
 
Bucks County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
1. Bucks County Marker
Inscription. One of Pennsylvania's three original counties. Formed 1682 by William Penn and site of his home, Pennsbury Manor. Name is derived from abbreviation for Buckinghamshire in England. Doylestown, chosen as county seat in 1812, was incorporated 1838.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.719′ N, 75° 7.781′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Court Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the south courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 East Court Street, Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doylestown High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); James A. Michener (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bucks County Vietnam War Memorial
Bucks County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2009
2. Bucks County Marker
Courthouse in background.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bucks County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); 104th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bucks County - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Official Site of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions
 
Pennsbury Manor image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, October 19, 2005
3. Pennsbury Manor
This is the re-created home of William Penn, which is mentioned in the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 8, 2010, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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