Researching Our Past

Researching Our Past

Doylestown is a treasure box filled with all kinds of interesting historical nuggets. We stumble on them now and again as we look into Hargrave House’s past and celebrate its 200th year at what is now 50 S. Main St. J. Kurt Spence of Doylestown Historical Society pieced together our 200-year history through various sources. […]

Checkmate!

Checkmate!

Like games of strategy? Then come on out to Doylestown’s First Saturday Chess. You could learn a few moves while having loads of fun, too! During summer months, the event is held right next door to Hargrave House in the pocket park behind Doylestown Historical Society. Pop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. […]

Doylestown Events: New Doylestown Historical Society Exhibit!

Doylestown Events: New Doylestown Historical Society Exhibit!

“Dr. William Edgar Geil (1865-1925) Doylestown’s Evangelical World Explorer” On Thursday, May 28, the Doylestown Historical Society will hold a private opening of an exhibition on the life and work of Dr. William Edgar Geil, a Doylestonian, who explored China, Africa, the Holy Land, and other far-off places. He wrote nine books about his travels […]