BCCWML and the Community
The Bucks County Civil War Museum and Library is active in the local community for the purposes of education and historical enrichment. Along with the benefits of the museum archives and artifacts as well as the library resources, community activism and participation in local events coincide with the mission of the Museum and its members.
Location: Doylestown Cemetery
Time: Fourth Saturday of every month
May through October
Bucks County Museum gives cemetery tours of Doylestown Cemetery on Court St. Join our staff on the fourth Saturday of the month of May through October for a guided tour through a history of Civil War veterans and notable names in the Doylestown community. The tour begins at the Branch House at 9:00am.
Time: Available Weekly
The Museum hosts numerous events throughout the year for community enrichment and family fun. Civil War festivals including reenactments, living-history displays, historical-themed community "socials," friendly gatherings, and public speaking on both regional and Civil War history.
Civil War Battlefield Bus Tours
Location: Bucks County Civil War Museum Start
Time: June through October
The Museum organizes and hosts exciting bus tours to regional battlesites and historical monuments. Package price includes travel, lodging, and event or park entry fees. Registration open to all but limited in number so sign up early!
Memorial Day Parade
Location: Downtown Doylestown
Time: Annual Parade
Members of the Bucks County Civil War Museum and Library and the Civil War Round Table participate in the Doylestown Memorial Day Parade. With nearly two thousand participants in the annual event, the Museum is well represented marching with standards and period dress.
Museum Open House
Location: Bucks County Civil War Museum
Time: Contact Museum for schedule
The Museum hosts Civil War Museum open houses at the historic Hall House. They are open to all and admission is free of course. Enjoy good conversation, uniformed docents, and refreshments.