Heritage Conservancy, David Library, and DCNR “Agreement of Sale” Makes Green Space Available For Public Enjoyment

The acquisition permanently protects a key access point to the Delaware Canal as well as historic resources. In an exciting move that will preserve the entire 118-acre farm in Washington Crossing in Upper Makefield Township that had been home to the David Library of the American Revolution (DLAR) since 1974, an Agreement of Sale has […]

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Quakertown Swamp Designated As a ‘Wetland of Distinction’

Heritage Conservancy is thrilled to announce that the Quakertown Swamp recently received the designation as a “Wetland of Distinction” by the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), currently making it one of only two areas in Pennsylvania to receive this recognition. Based out of Madison, Wisconsin, the SWS approved this listing for the Quakertown Swamp after […]

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A message from Heritage Conservancy regarding COVID-19

Dear Friends, Heritage Conservancy is staying informed about Coronavirus (COVID-19), and we are actively following guidance and recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19. Considering the need for social distancing at this time, we are canceling all outreach and volunteer events through April 1st. If you are already registered for a program, we will contact […]

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Twenty years in the making, the transformation of Doylestown’s Broad Street corridor has begun

A once sprawling maintenance yard–dotted with heavy equipment, road salt storage sheds, and snow plows–is undergoing a transformation that will bring a dramatic change to the landscape along North Broad Street in Doylestown Borough. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) facility’s neighbor, a New Deal-era building that was home to its maintenance offices and garage, […]

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Blacksmith’s House Added to Heritage Conservancy’s Historic Register

We are excited to announce that a new property in Warwick, the Blacksmith’s House, has been added to Heritage Conservancy’s Register of Historic Places! Aptly named because it was once owned by a blacksmith, the original structure was first built in approximately 1830 and is made out of native stone walls with a plaster/stucco finish. […]

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