A Parade of Spooky Fun Marches Through Doylestown

A Parade of Spooky Fun Marches Through Doylestown

It’s the time of year where we all get our ghouls on – Halloween! This year, the merchants of Doylestown will be hosting their first ever Spooktacular Parade through town. Young children, and even pooches, are invited to join in on the fun. The festivities start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Costumed parade-goers […]

Thomas Hargrave’s Time in Doylestown

Thomas Hargrave’s Time in Doylestown

While in Philadelphia, Thomas Hargrave was in the marble and granite monument business with his brother, John. John would later become owner of the property. Thomas Hargrave’s son, William, also was in the business partnership with his father.  William would continue in the marble business until his death in 1889. At that time, John P. […]

Marble Mason Thomas Hargrave Purchases Doylestown Property

Marble Mason Thomas Hargrave Purchases Doylestown Property

On March 23, 1855, Philadelphian Thomas Hargrave bought the lot and house for $1,600. Hargrave, a marble mason by profession, had come to Doylestown two years earlier to open a second establishment of his large marble monument business. He later became one of Doylestown’s most prominent businessmen. A native of Leeds in Yorkshire, England, Thomas […]

Our History Continues With How Doylestown Was Named

Our History Continues With How Doylestown Was Named

So after Jeremiah Langhorne died, the executors sold 172 acres of land and 141 perches (which amounts to a little less than an acre in today’s property measurements) to a man named William Scott. Later in the same year, 1753, Scott sold the parcel of land to Archibald Crawford of Warwick Township. The purchase price […]

Burgers to Filet – Discover Doylestown Restaurants

Burgers to Filet – Discover Doylestown Restaurants

Been dying to try some of Domani Star’s famed meatballs? What about that luscious creamy crab soup served piping hot by Pennsylvania Soup & Seafood House? Here’s your chance. Both are among the more than 20 restaurants participating in the second annual Doylestown Restaurant Week April 21-27. Special menu options will be showcased, along with […]