Doylestown Historical Society
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    • Neshaminy Literary Journal Introduction Reception - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
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      Introducing Neshaminy, the Bucks County Historical and Literary Journal

      The introduction and preview of our latest publication, Neshaminy, the Bucks County Historical and Literary Journal, which w...
    • The Stratton and Nelson Families of Doylestown - Duration: 56 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 380 views
      Members of the Stratton and Nelson Families talk about growing up in Doylestown. They share experiences, and history. Recorded March 16, 2019.
    • Speaker Series: Trolley Talk with Mike Szilagyi - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 161 views
      Doylestown was once the focal point of a county-wide electric railway network, with three trolley lines converging at Monument Square. The first line, built in 1898, followed Easton Road south thro...
    • Speaker Series: Julie Henning "Rags to Riches" - Duration: 43 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 235 views
      Julie is an Amerasian born in South Korea during the Korean War. At age 13 she was brought to America by Pearl S. Buck and raised as her daughter. From the streets of Pusan, Korea, to a house with ...
    • Doylestown Sesquicentennial Celebration 1988 - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 156 views
      In 1988, Doylestown celebrated the 150th Anniversary of becoming incorporated into a borough in 1838. This was just one of the summer/fall events held to mark the Sesquicentennial.

      This video is f...
    • "Oscar & Us: Oklahoma!" 360 video, 4K - Duration: 7 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 71 views
      From our Sing-A-Long at the home of Oscar Hammerstein II. Featured guests read quotes from Hammerstein, followed by leading the crowd to the theme from Oklahoma!

      This video was recorded in 360 vid...
    • "Oscar & Us: Arun Gandhi" - Duration: 5 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 22 views
      A community sing-a-long to commemorate the 123rd Birthday of Oscar Hammerstein II, and the 200th Anniversary of Doylestown Township.

      The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Arun, addresses the crowd abou...
    • "Oscar & Us: Do-Re-Mi" - Duration: 119 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 13 views
      A community sing-a-long to commemorate the 123rd Birthday of Oscar Hammerstein II, and the 200th Anniversary of Doylestown Township.

      Held July 14, 2018 at the home of Oscar Hammerstein in Doylest...
    • Quakertown Band Armed Forces Salute - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 112 views
      From a ceremony held May 19, 2018 honoring the 150th Anniversary of Doylestown, PA's Monument to the 104th PA Civil War Regiment, The Quakertown Band entertains guests and salutes all men & women f...
    • Legacy Marker Heritage Flag Ceremony - Doylestown, PA - Duration: 7 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 128 views
      Gene Hough guides a group through a Ceremonial Flag Ceremony.
      This was held during the 150th Anniversary Celebration & Rededication of Doylestown's Monument to the 104th PA Civil War Regiment.

      For...
    • Doylestown, PA: 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Monument to the 104th PA Civil War Regiment - Duration: 36 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 151 views
      Originally dedicated May 30, 1868 on what was the first Decoration Day (today known as Memorial Day). The original ceremony featured a parade from the Monument to the training grounds on the other ...
    • Flu Pandemic of 1918 and its Effects on Doylestown - Duration: 41 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 53 views
      Doylestown Mayor Ron Strouse talks about what happened during the largest pandemic in US history, and how it affected Doylestown and the surrounding Philadelphia suburb communities.
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