Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes


This is a year of possibilities!
Enter the 36th annual Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes for your chance to win one of 7 Lucky Prizes and support the legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer.

Entries are $135 each.
Only 600 will be sold … and we’ve sold out for the past 6 years!
Prize drawing will be held privately, on Thursday, June 24, 2021. All winners will be notified after the drawing.
After a challenging year, which of these exciting prizes will make your wishes come true?

Grand Prize: Your choice between a 2-Year Lease of a 2021 BMW 530i xDrive from Thompson BMW or $20,000 cash.

The advanced engineering and refined luxury details make the BMW Series 5 an innovative, yet sporty model. Plus, all taxes on the 2-year lease and gap insurance are included for two years of worry-free driving!
2nd Prize: $1,000 courtesy of C&N Bank
3rd Prize: Travel! 2-Night Stay at a tranquil Bucks County B&B, with gift card for gourmet dining
courtesy of Porches on the Towpath, New Hope and Caleb’s American Kitchen, Lahaska
4th Prize: Wine & Dine! $250 gift card for dining with a selection of 3 wines from Biltmore Winery
courtesy of Bacco Bistro, Doylestown and Capital Insurance & Investment Planning, Inc. 
5th Prize: Cheers! 4 Tickets to the annual outdoor Fonthill Castle Beer Fest, on Saturday, August 14, 2021 
courtesy of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle
6th Prize: Pure Relaxation! $150 gift card to Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa 
courtesy of a Friend of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle
7th Prize: Shop Local! $100 Visa gift card 
courtesy of a Friends of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle
In its 36th year, the Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes remains a vital revenue source supporting the mission of the Bucks County Historical Society and the legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer. Your participation not only provides you with a chance to win a prize, but helps us expand access to experience the Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, including the development of new distance learning opportunities.
Email Eileen Shapiro, Development Coordinator at or call 215-345-0210, x132 with any questions. 
You can also enter by mail. Download, print, and complete this form, and mail it to the following address:
Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes
Bucks County Historical Society
84 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
The Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes is generously sponsored by:



The Mercer Legacy Sweepstakes is subject to contest rules as set forth on each entry certificate. Winners are responsible for all applicable sales and income tax. You must be 18 years or older to purchase an entry. Must show valid ID of 21 years or older for prizes including alcohol. All purchases are non-refundable, unless, in the event that a minimum of 400 entries are not received by June 12, 2021, BCHS reserves the right to withdraw the offering and refund all monies submitted. Prize Winners will be notified after the drawing on June 24, 2021, and will be provided with details of the prize won. (License Number: 691 – Permit Number: 98)

The BCHS is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. A copy of the BCHS official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. 



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Please note that Fonthill Castle will close early for a private event on Saturday, May 15, 2021. The last tour will take place at 3:00 p.m.