News & Events

News

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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Livin’ on the Forest Edge

When it comes to the health of wildlife, we don’t often think of the edges of the forest. However, the part of the forest that meets a field is just as important as the forest or the field itself, serving its own purpose within this complex ecosystem and providing shelter for field and forest species [...]

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Everyone Loved Storytime at Aldie Mansion

 On February 14th, historic Aldie Mansion was treated to two special events—a sudden, beautiful flurry of snow that dusted the grounds, and a ballroom full of nearly 100 guests that spanned all ages! The Doylestown Library brought their pop-up storytime to the mansion as the library visits different places around town and reads stories to [...]

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Aldie Mansion Green Thumb Garden Group

Looking forward to spring? So are we! The Green Thumb Garden Group is gearing up to resume their regular maintenance and beautification activities at Aldie Mansion—and they’re looking for more gardeners. This group is continuing the legacy of gardening at Aldie, following in the footsteps of what was once a small, but dedicated, group called [...]

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Office Space For Rent at Aldie Mansion

Won’t you be our neighbor? We have office space available in historic Aldie Mansion! A Doylestown first floor office with abundant parking. 1,025 square feet, private entrance, 2 private offices and open space, air conditioning, natural light, private bathroom and kitchenette, carpet flooring. Available March 1st. $1,800/month + utilities. Rental of this space supports Heritage [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Receives Its First EITC Donation From Covenant Bank

We are excited to announce that we received our first donation since registering to become a qualified recipient of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) for businesses! Pennsylvania’s EITC program is a way for eligible businesses to increase educational opportunities for students while earning tax credits by contributing to an Educational Improvement Organization such as [...]

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Two Properties in Solebury Township Now Under Conservancy Easement

Our team at Heritage Conservancy achieved two land preservation successes in the 11th hour of 2019. Working in partnership with Solebury Township, on December 31st, Heritage Conservancy closed on two properties to secure approximately 60 acres of protected land about two miles north of New Hope, PA, along River Road. Acting under a 2005 referendum [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Listing of Jacob Stover Farmstead on the National Register

Heritage Conservancy is proud to announce that it successfully listed the Jacob Stover Farmstead on the National Register of Historic Places. It was officially placed in December 2019 after a rigorous process. Built in the early 1800s, the Jacob Stover Farmstead is located in Tinicum Township between the Delaware River and the Delaware Canal. Community [...]

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Events

    1. **CANCELED** Mulch Madness

      April 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    2. **CANCELED** Croydon Woods Nature Preserve Habitat Improvement

      April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    3. City Nature Challenge: Help Us Identify Plant and Animal Species

      April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    4. Earth Day Celebration: An Environmental Heroes Awards Event

      July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    5. Farm to Table

      July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm