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  David's Photographic Tour of Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Bucks County, located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, was one of three original Pennsylvania counties founded by William Penn in 1682.
The county has retained much of what has been lost in other suburbs, although in an ironic twist of fate much of the county's "charm" that has drawn so many people to live here is now becoming it's own downfall.
The county covers 640 square miles and, in a gross demonstration of pure greed, is being over-developed at a lightning-fast pace, mostly against the will of the residents who live there.
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 Bucks County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bucks County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the Delaware Valley area.
Buckingham was the former county town of Buckinghamshire; Buckingham, PA, was the county seat of Bucks County from 1705-1726.
Bucks County was once a safeguard for the Republican Party, and although politicially the county has diversified, Republicans still control most of the offices at all levels of government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bucks_County,_Pennsylvania   (2344 words)

  
 Welcome to Bucks County, Pennsylvania - Prudential Fox&Roach
Bucks County has 13 public school districts, three vocational-technical schools, and numerous private and parochial schools.
Bucks County is also centrally located to a variety of Community Colleges, Colleges and Universities.
Bucks County is well know for its wide variety of restaurants, inns and bed and breakfast.
www.come2buckscounty.com /index.html   (312 words)

  
 Bucks County Pennsylvania History and Genealogy
Lehigh County was formed from Northampton County in 1812, which was formed in 1752 from Bucks County, an original County.
Resisting much opposition, the residents of the Lehigh County portion of South Bethlehem refused to be consolidated with Bethlehem, and on November 7, 1893, voted to become a separate entity - the Borough of Fountain Hill.
Josiah DOWEY claims to be the champion cucumber raiser of Lehigh county, having a cucumber thirteen inches long and measuring eleven and a half inches in circumference.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~buckscounty/lehigh.html   (797 words)

  
 Bucks County PA Real Estate, Pennsylvania Homes, Main Line Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA
Historic stone farmhouses, country cottages and grand estates grace the Bucks County PA real estate riverbanks in the heart of Pennsylvania's waterfront region.
In Bucks County, dining is spectacular, galleries and antique shops are plentiful, while hiking along the Delaware Canal, fishing, boating, golf and horseback riding attract visitors and residents alike.
Whether it’s urban dwelling or country living, Mercer and Hunterdon county residents live and work in one of the most historic areas along the East Coast.
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 Bucks County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Bucks is named for Buckinghamshire in England, where the Penns had lived for generations.
Doylestown replaced Newtown as the county seat in 1812 and was incorporated as a borough on April 16, 1838.
Bucks has a long tradition of high quality farming, including selling seeds that are used all across the nation.
www.mypennsylvaniagenealogy.com /pa_county/buc.htm   (1305 words)

  
 ~ BUCKS COUNTY HISTORY & GENEALOGY
Pennsylvania, starting as a feudal proprietary province, under the treble control of deputy-governors, proprietor, and king, gradually worked out for herself a body of constitutional liberty, which, at the time of the Revolution, gave her such a satisfactory form of government that it was a great obstacle in the way of the movement for independence.
William Penn's Council ordered "that the seal of the County of Bucks Pennsylvania be a tree and a vine." The Shield came from the family crest.
Information submitted remains, to the extent the laws allows, the property of the submitter who by submitting it agrees that it may be freely copied, but never sold or used in a commercial venture without the knowledge and permission of the rightful owners.
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 COMBS &c. Families of Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Bucks County, Pennsylvania was established as one of Pennsylvania's original counties in 1682.
Over the ensuing years, numerous counties were created from the original land encompassed by Bucks with the first re-organizations occurring in 1752 when Berks was established from Cumberland, Lancaster and Philadelphia; and Northampton was established from Bucks and non-county areas.
Pre-1809 According to the Logan County, Illinois biography of Jonathan COMBS, born 11 Mar 1829 in Ross Co OH, he was the son of Joshua COMBS, born in Bucks Co PA (year not given, estimated at pre-1809.
www.combs-families.org /combs/records/pa/bucks.htm   (2869 words)

  
 Welcome to Bucks County, Pennsylvania - Prudential Fox&Roach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Bucks County is also centrally located to a variety of Community Colleges, Colleges and Universities.
Bucks County is well know for its wide variety of restaurants, inns and bed and breakfast.
Bucks County maintains about 7,500 acres of land making up 23 parks, including five lakes of up to 365 acres in size.
come2buckscounty.com   (312 words)

  
 Bucks County, Pennsylvania pg2
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County To make a successful transition from childhood to adulthood, sustained, caring relationships with adults are essential.
Children's Cultural Center of Bucks County A non-profit organization whose mission is to promote Bucks County's rich historical and cultural heritage to young children and their families.
Wildcats AAU Girls' Basketball Program The Wildcats, based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, provides a competitive basketball environment for girls ages 9 through 16 and is committed to taking girls' basketball to the next level.
members.tripod.com /~firewife_sojourns/PA_NJ_Bucks_Cty2.html   (758 words)

  
 Bucks County, PA News
Fire officials in Bucks County are looking for the cause of an early morning blaze at a bus yard in Falls Township that heavily damaged two Pennsbury school buses.
A Central Bucks East High School senior was killed when her car crossed the center line and slammed into a dump truck on Route 413 in Plumstead on Friday.
Bucks County District Attorney Diane Gibbons is making no apologies for her decision to charge a 10-year-old Plumstead boy with felony burglary.
www.topix.net /county/bucks-pa   (699 words)

  
 Walking Bucks County, Pennsylvania Guide Book
Sitting on a bench at the edge of the trail by the Churchville Reservoir, watching honking geese take off and land without a house or road or any other evidence of civilization in sight, it would be p...
Core Creek Park is the headquarters of the Bucks County park system, and though it isn’t as large as Peace Valley Park, the two have much in common.
Creek Road is one of those Bucks County treasures that seems to be hidden away in plain sight; I drove past it in ignorance for years.
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 The Official site of Bucks County Pennsylvania
Bucks County Commissioners Highlight the "value of Partnerships" During Bi-Monthly Meeting
Bucks County has been blessed with natural resources, fertile and productive farms, rural beauty, and a unique blend of residential and business communities.
Situated in the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania, Bucks County is bounded by the Delaware River and Trenton, NJ to the east, and the historic city of Philadelphia to the southeast.
www.buckscounty.org   (216 words)

  
 The Low Dutch Community
Most of the "Dutch" settlers in southeastern Pennsylvania, including Bucks county, were in fact German.
He gained their confidence, was ordained, and promptly organized a congregation in Bucks county.
Located in an area which was originally a part of Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, but it is now located in Montgomery county, this congregation was often referred to in records as Wytmes or Wytmas.
www.geocities.com /oldebucks/dutch.html   (1949 words)

  
 Bucks County, Pennsylvania
This Bucks County, PA resident has studied Pennsylvania German Fraktur with Roland Yoder at the Mennonite Meeting House in Harleysville, PA and also with Alma Ruth at the Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA. She is a juried member of the Bucks County Guild
The Best of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Bucks County is an area of historic streets, of wooded and scenic countrysides.
Bucks County Sierra Club Bucks County Sierra Club works to enlist and motivate citizens to demand that our township, county, state and federal officials take action against the increasing decimation of our land, air and water.
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 Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newtown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States.
While the district serves many towns in Lower Bucks County, Newtown Township is home to Council Rock High School North, Newtown Middle School (formerly Newtown Junior High), Goodnoe Elementary School, Newtown Elementary School, and the former Chancellor Street School, which now acts as the administrative building for the district.
The township is also the site of Bucks County Community College's main campus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newtown,_Bucks_County,_Pennsylvania   (677 words)

  
 Bucks County, Pennsylvania PA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Bucks County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
This was an increase of 3.33% from the 2000 census.
Bucks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.
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 Bucks County Sculpture Show of Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (PA)
The Bucks County Sculpture Show Founded by Dr. Selma Burke is developed and planned by the Sculpture Show Committee.
The show, established over a quarter of a century ago, is sponsored by The Lomax Companies of Chalfont, Bucks County.
The Lomax family (The Lomax Companies) serves as sponsor of the Bucks County Sculpture Show Founded by Dr. Selma Burke.
www.centralbuckschamber.org /sculpture/index.htm   (91 words)

  
 Bucks County Bed And Breakfast PA Pennsylvania Inn B&B Lodging
The Bucks County Bed and Breakfast Association is a collection of select inns in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey offering distinctive lodging in the scenic Delaware River Valley.
Bucks County, PA is a vacation destination with a wide variety of activities and attractions to peak every traveler’s interest and is particularly rich in history and famous for antiquing, museums, parks and historical sites.
As events are scheduled for each Second Saturday, the details will be found on www.lambertville.org While visiting the "Second Saturday Program", a stay at a member of the Bucks County Bed and Breakfast Assoc.would make for a very special weekend.
www.visitbucks.com   (516 words)

  
 Darrah House, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warminster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The 19th-century gentleman farmer and businessman would likely be honored that his once imagined structure has not only transcended time, but presently welcomes travelers as a stately bed and breakfast named, appropriately, Darrah House.
Located west of New Hope, Pennsylvania, in the village of Hartsville in Warminster, the Buck’s County 1849 manor house was acquired from the former B and B owner by Tom and Eleanor Everitt.
The couple had downsized from a 15-room bed and breakfast in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.
www.bestromanticinns.com /1/Articles/DarrahHouse/DarrahHouse.htm   (1089 words)

  
 Bucks County Pennsylvania
Maria Magdalena Waggoner is born, daughter of Hans Jacob Waggoner and Marie Catherine Bauer, in Rock Hill, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Anna Margaretha Waggoner is born, daughter of Hans Jacob Waggoner and Marie Catherine Bauer, in Rock Hill, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
The difficulty of passing the river in a very severe night, and their march through a violent storm of snow and hail, did not in the least abate their ardour; but when they came to charge, each seemed to vie with the other in pushing forward..."
www.rook.org /places/pa/buckscopa.html   (233 words)

  
 Bucks County Real Estate, Bucks County PA homes for sale
Among its numerous attractions, Bucks is home to 12 covered bridges, the Mercer Museum, and Doylestown, the charming and beautiful county seat.
The entire eastern edge of the county borders the Delaware River and sports some of the finest river villages and historic properties on the east coast.
You can get more information from Bucks Travel, the Bucks County Official Site, and the Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau.
www.pohat.com /gerrykasper/bucks.html   (422 words)

  
 Landscapes of Bucks County Pennsylvania
Here are some general views of the rural landscape in Bucks County.
Much of the land in Bucks County is still being farmed.
However there is a tremendous real estate boom that is causing much of this land to be developed as luxury homes.
www.bucksviews.com /Scenes/Landscapes/landscapes.htm   (234 words)

  
 Pennsylvania - Bucks County, Pennsylvania
United States > Pennsylvania > Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Countryside
Bucks County stretches into the countryside surrounding northern Philadelphia.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by international laws.
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