The Hearth Fired Kitchen

The hearth fired kitchen was the center of daily activity.  Colonials went to the kitchen as early as possible and started building up the fire to an optimum 400 degrees. A large iron swinging crane allowed kettles and pots to hang over the fire.  Two hundred years ago, the main meal of the day was…
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Morrisville-Historic Points of Interest

Before it was Crewcorne, Covin’s Ferry, or Morrisville, the area at the falls of the Delaware River in Bucks County became the starting point for land measurement in Pennsylvania. An outcropping of massive gray boulder is marked by a monument and bronze tablet stating that, “Near this spot stood the white oak tree that marked…
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