Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle August 19th 2012 The following is a description of the Mercer Museum in Doyletown, PA from their website.
By 1897 handmade objects were being discarded in favor of new machine-made goods. Historian and archaeologist Henry Mercer (1856-1930) recognized the need to collect and preserve the outmoded material of daily life in America before it was swept away by the Industrial Revolution. Mercer gathered almost ... read more
North America » United States » Pennsylvania » Bucks County Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Husband Bob and I have been travelling around in a travel trailer for the past 16 years. We're now in our fourth camper (just right!) and have added four cats to our crew. We have traveled approximately 160,000 miles over these years and have seen every state but Alaska and North Dakota, some several times, and we've also visited Canada many, many times from the Maritime provinces to the far western coast. During the month-long trip we just returned from, we traveled to the eastern part of Newfoundland and also spent a week in Nova Scotia. We'd traveled up the western coast of Newfoundlan... full info