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400 Pennsbury Memorial Road | Morrisville, PA 19067

Pennsbury Through The Years

1826

March 1st, 2012

John Watson visited Pennsbury and sketched the Bake-and-Brew House where the Crozier family lived. He also recorded an oral history from Pennsbury’s current owner, Robert Crozier, and from his mother, Read More

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1803

March 1st, 2012

Robert Crozier bought the old manor house and 300 acres surrounding it.

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1797

March 1st, 2012

An 18th Century Tourist “Took a walk…by the riverside. Reviewed the ruins of that ancient pile; Some of the very thick walls still remaining, and the Lintel that was over Read More

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1775

March 1st, 2012

Penn’s grandson Richard retained the tracts where Penn’s house once stood. But her never lived there. Through later accounts by John Watson indicate it may have been partially torn down Read More

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1767

March 1st, 2012

The original Pennsbury estate was divided into 30 tracts to be sold off.

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1750

March 1st, 2012

The collection of artifacts found during the archaeological excavation include a number of elegant pieces dating to the 1750’s. This tells us that someone of the upper class resided at Read More

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1735

March 1st, 2012

Thomas Penn, Penn’s son, arrived at Pennsbury and sent reports of the sad condition of the estate. In 1736 he wrote: “I found the house at Pennsbury was very near Read More

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1727

March 1st, 2012

After Hannah’s death, William Penn’s will was finally settled and Pennsbury was left to Gulielma’s surviving grandson John, son of William Penn Jr.

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1715

March 1st, 2012

William Penn’s cousin Rebecca Blackfan and her husband Edward were sent to live and maintain the Pennsbury estate. They lived there at least four years before our records lose track Read More

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2012

February 28th, 2012
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