Research Library Programs

Upcoming Programs

Treasures from the Library Vault: Seeds & Gardening | Thursday, April 20, 2023 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mercer Museum Learning Center
Admission: $5 General Admission/Free for BCHS Members

Join Bucks County Historical Society Director of Library and Archives Annie Halliday for an evening highlighting gardening-themed artifacts and documents from the vaults of the Mercer Museum Library. Examine these treasures up close and learn fascinating facts about the museum’s archives collection.

To register for Treasures from the Library Vault: Seeds & Gardening, click here.


There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.

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