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Cleaning up Croydon Woods With Fulton Bank

At the end of June, volunteers from Fulton Bank joined Heritage Conservancy staff members at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve for a corporate workday. This is the second year in a row that volunteers from Fulton Bank have donated their time toward caring for Croydon Woods. Last year, volunteers began the work of removing invasive […]

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Tips for Safe Summer Enjoyment When Headed Outdoors

Summer is here, which means we’ll all be spending more time outside. Whether you’re packing the cooler full of snacks for a trip to your favorite hiking spot or slipping on some work gloves for a productive day of gardening, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beautiful outdoors this season. Make sure you […]

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Vote For Your Favorites In Heritage Conservancy’s Photo Contest

Visit Heritage Conservancy’s Facebook page from now until Friday, July 10th, to vote for your favorite photos in our photo contest! Click HERE to be taken to the photo album on Facebook. It’s that time…voting for our annual photo contest begins today! This collection of photos celebrates the beauty of this area, and the photos […]

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Heritage Conservancy’s Offices Have Reopened–Please Read

Heritage Conservancy’s offices have reopened under the Yellow Phase guidelines. Staff members who can telecommute will continue to work remotely. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment before stopping in to Aldie Mansion. **At this time, all guests entering the building will be required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit. If […]

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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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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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