~ WARMINSTER

Warminster was organized in 1703.  Warminster is the twin township of Southampton, of which lies immediately north-west and adjoining. The two elected but one constable and overseer for several years, and they were not entirely separated in their municipal administration until about 1712.Warminster was one of the earliest townships settled. Landholders in 1684: William and Mary Bingley, John Rush, sr., John Hart, Nathaniel Allen, George Randall, James Potter, John Jones, Henry Comly, Sarah Woolman, Henry English, and Abel Noble. On June 23, 1683, William Penn bough from the Lenni Lenapes the Land lying between the Pennepack and Neshomamic creeks and all upon the Neshomamic creeks and backward, of thesame, and to run two days journey with a horse into the country.HART, RUSH, LONGSTRETH,DAWSON, NOBLE, YERKES, BEANS, MONTANYE, DARRAH A history of Warminster Township The First 275 Years 1711-1986

Warminster History book available

Warminster turns 300 years old next year, but a history book has been released early to help kick-off the tricentennial celebration.

"Images of America - Warminster Township" was presented to the board of supervisors this week by tricentennial committee chairman District Judge Daniel Finello.

Authored by Kathleen Zingaro Clark, the 128-page book features four chapters that highlight everything from the township's rich the farming history to the history of the Naval Air Development Center.

The book also has 230 period photographs and retails for $23 (tax included) plus $3.65 shipping and handling if purchased online through the township's web site.

In addition, it will be sold at Barnes & Noble, Borders and Amazon.com.

It may also be available for sale at a later date at the Warminster municipal building and some Centennial school district schools.

They might still be available from Warminster Township. 

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BABYTOWN
6 houses on Bristol Road
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BREADYVILLESmall cluster of homes on Bristol Road
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TENNENT HOUSE
Home of Rev. William Tennent
Taught at Log College

Demolition of the Tennent House more...

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  ·  A History of Warminster Township, The First 275 Years 1711-1986, Published by the Warminster Township 275th Anniversary Commission by authorization of the Warminster Township Board of Supervisors Paul C. Bailey, Township Historian, Author. Coypright 1986. also:
http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:Bailey,_Paul_C._History_of_Warminster_Township
bullet FITCH MONUMENT
John Fitch first conceived a steam driven vehicle
bullet LOG COLLEGE
The root of 64 colleges & universities including Princeton
bullet CRAVEN HALL
bullet Christ Home- Warminster 18974 Main Ofc, 800 York Rd, 215-956-2260
For Children, 800 York Rd, 215-956-2260
Retirement Ctr, 1220 W Street Rd 215-956-2270
Learning Ctr, 800 York Rd, 215-956-2278
 

CHURCHES

bullet WARMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN
Madison Avenue & Nemoral St
Warminster 18974
bullet BIBLE BAPTIST
Park Avenue and County Line
Warminster 18974
bullet ST ANDREWS UNITED METHODIST
999 York Road
Warminster 18974
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bullet JOHNSVILLE REFORMED
Street Road & Newtown Rd
Warminster 18974
bullet PEACE CHAPEL
Street Road & Norristown Road
Warminster 18974
bullet WARMINSTER BAPTIST
709 Norristown Road
Warminster 18974
bullet Neshaminy-Warwick Presbyterian Church
First church in Warminster
Bristol and MeetingHouse Roads
Hartsville, Warminster, PA 18974
(215) 343-6060 v (215) 343-6062 (FAX)

CEMETERIES

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CRAVEN CEMETERY
64 burial sites including 5 Revolutionary War soldiers the cemetary has been destroyed. Located behind Craven Hall on the border of the William Tennent HS Athletic field.3
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Noble Family Cemetery
No longer in existance. Fallen into ruin because of lack of maintenance. Located on the hill on the north size of County Line Road, between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue. Revolutionary soldiers were buried there.3

 

bullet Vansant Graveyard in Johnsville. Cravens, McDowells, Garrisons, Stuphins, Vansants, Vandikes and others. The oldest stone marks the grave of Harman Vansant, who died in 1769, in his 84th year.3
bullet Friends Burying Grounds: Warminster, Bucks Co, PA
   
   

 

 

 

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