Heritage Conservancy and East Rockhill Township Preserve Tohickon Family Campground

Recognizing that his East Rockhill Township property was special (a property known to many of you as the Tohickon Family Campground) and understanding a need to protect it, Jerry Deegan worked with Heritage Conservancy to successfully list the campground’s Levi Sheard Mill on the National Register of Historic Places in December 2006. This stone gristmill […]

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Testing…Testing…Water Quality Check!

On Thursday, April 19th, Heritage Conservancy staff members Jim Drennan, Shannon Fredebaugh, and Taylor Thompson worked with volunteers from the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program and the Bucks County Conservation District on a continuing water quality study at the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve conducted monthly water […]

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Preserved: 62-acre Gorski Farm in Wrightstown Township

The 62-acre Gorski Farm, which is located along Cedar Lane in Wrightstown Township, is now protected in perpetuity. Adjacent to two other preserved farms, the preservation of the Gorski Farm creates 151 continuous acres of active farming and will help assure that farming continues as a robust land use in this part of Bucks County. […]

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Meet Martha Dana Mercer–A Woman After Our Own Heart!

Tammy Schane portraying Martha Mercer Last week, we hosted an event here at our Aldie Mansion home at which our Membership Coordinator, Tammy Schane, performed a one-woman show as Martha Dana Mercer, the original owner of Aldie Mansion, which was built in 1927 for her and her husband, William Mercer. We feel that it’s a […]

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Dow and Heritage Conservancy Collaborate to Preserve Croydon Woods in Bucks County

Heritage Conservancy Acquires Land for Future Preservation; Transfer Aligns with Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Heritage Conservancy and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are collaborating to preserve Croydon Woods, located between Bristol and Croydon, Pennsylvania. As part of this collaboration, Heritage Conservancy acquires the 80-acre parcel of the land from Rohm and Haas Company, a […]

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Documenting Our Historic Structures

A documented home from Lower Frederick Township With assistance from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, the Bureau for Historic Preservation (PHMC/BHP), the Township Planning Commissions, and local volunteers, Heritage Conservancy has begun conducting inventories of historic buildings in Abington and Lower Frederick Townships, Montgomery County, for a Historic Resources Survey (HRS) Project. Both townships […]

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Events

    1. Sleeping Forest Hike: Guided Walk

      March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Historic Window Repair Workshop

      March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    3. Swamp Tromp

      March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
    4. Spring Garden Cleanup

      March 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    5. Spring Birding

      April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am