Bucks County

Historic Stone Houses: Driving Tour

This driving tour will take you throughout Bucks County to some of the many historic stone houses that are now private homes. Please be aware that these are private residences and admire from afar. The tour starts in New Hope and ends in Doylestown

John Chapman House/London Purchase Farm
1310 Eagle Road
Upper Makefield Township, PA
(S of New Hope off PA 232 on Eagle Road)

During the American Revolutionary War, this 1735 house served as a meeting place for Henry Knox and Alexander Hamilton. The land was a part of a grant to William Penn. The farm’s historic significance earned it a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Gershom Craft House/Pomona Farm
105 Barnsley Avenue
Morrisville, PA

This home built in 1807 still has 90% original hardware and woodwork, earning it a place on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

John Lacey Homestead
709 Forest Grove Rd.
Wycombe, PA 18980

Home of Revolutionary War general John Lacey, this historic home is on the National Register of Historic Places. The oldest section of the home dates to 1755.

 

1636 River Road
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

This picturesque ferry house on the Delaware River was built in 1720.

 

Liberty Hall Quakertown
1237 W Broad St
Quakertown, PA 18951

Built in 1772, Liberty Hall was the first permanent residence built in Quakertown. Liberty Hall is on the National Register of Historic Places with good reason. The Liberty Bell was hidden there for a portion of 1777 during the Revolutionary War.

 

Penn-Walton Homestead
2360 E Rock Road
Perkasie, PA 18944

This picturesque estate originally dates to a 1743 deed, and the current house was built in 1816.

 

4307 Dillon Road
Doylestown, PA 18902

This 1783 stone farmhouse is impeccably maintained.