b'Protecting Our Regions HistoricStructuresHeritage Conservancy maintains and updates its Register of Historic Places,a database of over 650 structures that display historical significancewithin our region, to recognize and show pride in the evolving architecture that is characteristic of this area from throughout the centuries. Below are two properties that were listed on Heritage Conservancys Register in 2020. If you are interested in learning more about having your home recognizedon our Register, visit our website for more information. THE BLACKSMITHS HOUSE FELL HOUSE Warwick Township Buckingham TownshipAptly named because it was once owned by With roots in the mid-1700s, the James B. Fell a blacksmith, the original structure was firstHouse was constructed using a combination of built in approximately 1830 and is made out ofGreek Revival and Italianate features. Located native stone walls with a plaster/stucco finish.on Windridge Drive (formerly Church School The blacksmiths shop, which no longer exists, Road), it still stands today as a result of caring was located close to the house. Being primarilystewardship and pride of ownership through-an agricultural area, having a local blacksmithout the centuries.was necessary for providing tools to the farmers. The Fell family was a prominent, landowning The property is located at the Forks of the family in Buckingham Township. There are Neshaminy in the Rushland vicinity, an areadeed references to the Fells living here as early that still reflects its agricultural heritage asas 1751 when Thomas and Jane Fell purchased contemporary residents continue to preservethe original property. Over the next century, large tracts of farmland, woodlands, and numerous family members bought parcels in the homes that were constructed by its the surrounding area. This property remained colonial residents. in the family for seven generations; thetradition of families living on the sameproperty for so long is a rarity these days!Fell Road in Buckingham Township is a tribute to their family.4'