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August 15, 2014

Fonthill Castle Hosts Its Annual Beer Fest Featuring Local Beer, Homemade Brews, Food Pairings And Music, Next Saturday, August 23

Raise a glass! Fonthill Castle hosts its annual Beer Fest next Saturday, August 23. Beer-lovers, head out for craft beer in a super picturesque location — Fonthill Castle at the Mercer Museum is a stone mansion modeled after a European 13th-century estate. Over the course of the day, sip beers from a number of local […]

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February 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty […]

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November 26, 2013

The Mercer Museum And Fonthill Castle Celebrate The Holidays With Special Tours, Festive Exhibitions, After-Hours Events And Much More

The holidays have arrived at stately Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Throughout the season, museum-goers are invited to participate in craft workshops, explore Christmas-themed exhibitions, festive decoration displays and bask in the holiday merriment. Discover history through toys and games as the Mercer Museum presents its annual Christmas exhibition, Under the Tree: A […]

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August 15, 2013

The Annual Beer Event At Fonthill Castle Provides The Masses With A Variety Of Local Beer, Food And Live Music, This Friday, August 16

Looking for a spirited evening? This Friday, August 16, an evening of local beer, wine and food brings a lively scene to the lawns of the historic Fonthill Castle in Doylestown. Grab your friends and sip and dine under the stars. Discover the local brews (and one wines!) produced in small-town Pennsylvania with selections from […]

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April 4, 2013

The Mercer Museum Presents Turning Points, An Exhibit Centering Around The 150th Anniversary Of The Civil War, April 26-August 25

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Mercer Museum in charming Doylestown, Pa. hosts Turning Points, an interactive exhibit bringing to life Civil War history. The exhibit includes more than 300 items from the Civil War era. Check out letters, portraits, audio recordings and more from local soldiers and civilians. The […]

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February 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Celebrating President’s Day In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the perfect place to celebrate historical holidays, especially Presidents’ Day. With attractions such as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, there is no better place to discover Presidential history. President George Washington and President John Adams led our country from their Presidential home at sixth and market streets, now […]

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October 10, 2012

Halloween In Philadelphia 2012: Frightening Festivals, Terrifying Tours, Horrifying Haunted Houses And More

There’s no better place than Philadelphia if you’re in search of some of the most eccentric and authentic Halloween celebrations on offer anywhere. One of the oldest cities in the country doesn’t hold back on frightening encounters — this is considered one of the most haunted regions of North America. But whether you’re looking for […]

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October 5, 2012

The Mercer Museum Presents Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork Of American Recollections, On Display Starting This Saturday, October 6

In the 2009 film Julie & Julia, a strand of pearls comes to represent everything that Amy Adams’ character adores about her idol, Julia Child — specifically the poise and elegance in the mastery of the culinary arts that she herself lacks. The kitchen, realm of smells and tastes and sense memory, is perhaps the […]

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August 14, 2012

The Mercer Museum And Fonthill Castle Present “Eat And Drink Local: A World Of Beer,” Friday, August 17

The Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, the historical house and museum preserving the the unique collection of Moravian tiles and prints produced during the American Arts and Craft Movement from the late Henry Chapman Mercer in Doylestown, are getting ready to host their annual brew event, Friday, August 17, 7-10 p.m. Taking place on the […]

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April 5, 2012

The Mercer Museum Explores The Cold War In A New Exhibition, Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living With The Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965

When the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Japan in 1945 it led to the end of World War II. In America, the immediate reaction was relief and celebration. But that soon turned to fear and uncertainty over the implications of the emerging atomic age. Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965, an […]

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