ocated in the heart of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the Museum and Library resides in the quaint borough of Doylestown, the seat of the county. Rich in civil war history and the home of the famous 104th "Ringgold" Volunteers, Museum visitors can take in the town’s deep legacy of patriots in the town’s 19th century surroundings amongst bustling downtown commerce. The museum itself houses numerous rare or one-of-a-kind artifacts from the Civil War, with emphasis on the county's contribution. The library and research room houses thousands of books, periodicals, rare first-editions and databases for research and study. The museum and library, founded by the Bucks County Civil War Round Table serves as a center for the advancement of history and Civil War research and the preservation of Pennsylvania's participation in America's great conflict.
THE CIVIL WAR MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY MAY 3 FOR THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE EVACUATION DRILL TAKING PLACE AND WILL RE-OPEN THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND
Meet some of the men from Doylestown who served in the great conflict called the Civil War. Some lost their lives on the battlefield, others came home to live out the rest of their lives in their hometown. Over 200 Civil War veterans are buried here including four Generals: members of the US Colored Troops, US Naval Sailors, and the Surgeon General of the Union Army volunteers.
Civil War experts and re-enactors take you on an oral journey from Doylestown to the scenes of some of the Wars’ most desperate battles.
Go to doylestowncemetery.com for details.
Fourth Saturday mornings at 10:00 am and Third Saturday
evening lantern tours at 9:00 pm.