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High Flying Fun for Kids of All Ages! Join the Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society at Fonthill Castle for this spectacular spring event! Learn to build and fly a kite with Clifford “The Kiteman” Quinn. Admission to the event is $5 per family, which includes a kite presentation by Mr. Quinn at 1:00  p.m. in Fonthill Castle’s tent. Bring your own kite to fly or reserve a kite to build and decorate at an additional $5 per kite! A…

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During World War II, more than one thousand women volunteers completed the WASP military pilot training program. They endured terrible Texas weather, snakes, spiders and scorpions, as well as the hostility of some male instructors.  Graduating WASPs piloted every kind of military aircraft, tested new and overhauled airplanes (some with defective parts or dangerous reputations), delivered more than 12,000 planes, and flew over 60,000,000 miles (sometimes towing targets that soldiers shot at with live ammunition!) Thirty-eight of them died serving their…

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Join the Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society for an entertaining and informative journey to historic Gettysburg, to explore Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Tickets are $85/$80 Friends of BCHS members. Tickets include round trip bus transportation, all admission fees, morning refreshments, and wine and refreshments on the return trip to Doylestown. Space is limited. To register please fill out the following form: June 8 Trip Registration – Gettysburg

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ROLLO'S FACTS

In addition to installing his own Arts and Crafts tiles in Fonthill, Henry Mercer incorporated Persian, Chinese, Spanish and Dutch tiles.
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