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Author: Jennifer Rogers Burns

Jennifer Rogers Burns, a resident of Lower Southampton, has been dedicating her time to preserving history for several years. Author of Hidden History of Bucks County, Jennifer has spent the last 10 years volunteering at several nonprofit organizations in the community, including as Vice President of Public Relations for the Craven Hall Historical Society. She previously served on the Upper Southampton Township Historical Advisory Board until her move to Lower Southampton. Jennifer's favorite hobbies include writing, visiting historic structures and parks, and preserving and documenting local history. Currently a public relations specialist, Jennifer is also receiving her Masters of Science in History and Archaeology from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland).

The Tasting Room at Warwick Farm Brewing is Officially Open

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on February 21, 2022

If you love craft beer, then you’ve probably been to Warwick Farm Brewing in Warwick Township, Bucks County. And if you’re a fan, much like myself, then you know that their highly anticipated tasting room officially opened on Friday, February 11! From the gorgeous wood floors to the stone bar and Edison bulb chandeliers, the rustic, yet modern, atmosphere is everything you would expect in a Bucks…

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Neshaminy Creek’s Newest Taproom in Dublin is Open and Pouring Your Favorite Brews

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on January 30, 2022

Bucks County is home to some really incredible craft breweries, including the much-loved and award-winning Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company. Founded in 2010, this area favorite is a must-visit when in Bucks County, whether you’re into the craft beer scene or having a day of fun with friends along the Bucks County Ale Trail. Growing exponentially over the past decade, expanding distribution across…

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A Look Back in Time: Peddler’s Village Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on January 22, 2022

Peddler’s Village, a countryside shopping, dining, lodging, and family entertainment destination in the heart of historic Bucks County, that is widely recognized for its popular festivals and events, is celebrating its 60 th anniversary in 2022! Peddler’s Village was created in 1962 by Earl Jamison, an ardent young entrepreneur who foresaw success in melding locally owned specialty shops and…

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Morrisville Brewery, Bitchin’ Kitten Brewery, Joins the Bucks County Ale Trail!

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on November 1, 2021

Bitchin’ Kitten Brewery, the newest brewery to join the Bucks County Ale Trail, officially opened its doors mid-October, and I had the absolute pleasure of being one of their first guests during their soft opening, and let me tell you — I “cat-not” wait to go back! (Warning: More cat puns ahead!) So, who are the masterminds behind this cat-inspired brewery? Michael and Brigitte Crosson, lovers of…

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Pairing History with Pints: Moland House & Great Barn Taphouse

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on August 16, 2021

What better way to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather of summertime than with a fun afternoon exploring history and sipping craft beer in beautiful Bucks County? This entire area is rich in history dating back several centuries—from historic towns and taverns to stone houses and homesteads. Bucks County’s craft beer scene is continuously growing, too, with new breweries opening every year. For…

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Aristaeus Craft Brewing opens in Langhorne on the Bucks County Ale Trail

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on July 20, 2021

There’s a new brewery in Bucks County ready to pour your next favorite pint! Aristaeus Craft Brewing Company, located at 2475 Big Oak Road (Suite C) in Langhorne, a short two-minute drive from Styer Orchard, opened its doors to the public on July 1, 2021 and has since become a local favorite on the Bucks County Ale Trail. Owned by brewmaster Harry Arnold who brewed his first batch of beer in…

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Pairing History with Pints: Core Creek Park and Newtown Brewing Co.

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on April 25, 2021

The sun is shining, the weather is warming, the pints are pouring. Let’s be honest — Mother Nature has been throwing us a few curveballs lately. As soon as we start to enjoy the nice weather, it’s suddenly brisk and below 40 degrees! When the forecast looks perfect for a hike, put on your favorite sneakers and head over to beautiful Core Creek Park in Middletown Township, Bucks County! With…

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Picnic in the Park: La La Lobster at Washington Crossing Historic Park

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on January 29, 2021

We know that winter weather isn’t going anywhere for at least the next few months, but that shouldn’t stop us from exploring the great outdoors and appreciating all of the history that Bucks County has to offer. Grab your favorite to-go or take-out and have a picnic in the park! Yardley, a less-than-10-minute drive from Washington Crossing, is home to numerous restaurants like the Continental…

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A Sunny (and Safe!) Fall Day at Peddler’s Village

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on October 10, 2020

No matter the season, Peddler's Village is one of the most charming places in Bucks County. From the shops, to the dining, to the seasonal events that take place on its beautifully-landscaped grounds, Peddler's has something for everybody! Trust me — I love it so much, I had my wedding reception there last October! Peddler's Village is located in Lahaska just a few short miles from New Hope, is…

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Pairing History with Pints: Second Sin Brewing Company + Historic Bristol Borough

by Jennifer Rogers Burns on August 4, 2020

Spend some time in the sun before you stop by Second Sin Brewing along the Bucks County Ale Trail for a cold pint in historic Bristol Borough to take in the beautiful waterfront. (And while you’re there, don’t miss one of the only Harriet Tubman statues in America!) Did you know that the history of Bristol Borough dates back several centuries? Bristol’s first European settlers arrived more than…

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