Warminster, Pennsylvania
~History~

Historic Places
 

This website was created by a proud resident of
Warminster, Pennsylvania.

It is intended to inform interested persons of the historical significance,
and rich history of our town.

This website and its content are not approved by, affiliated with, or sponsored by the Township government of Warminster Township, Pennsylvania, and nothing on the website should be viewed as representing the views,
policies or practices of Warminster Township.


 

 

(Place names in italics, as indicated on 1860 map of Warminster)

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Corner York and Street Roads, Warminster (looking north)
Memorial to John Fitch, Inventor of the steamboat, at the left.

(Arnold Brothers #194)
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.
 


Davis House - Built 1694 - Off Bristol Road, Ivyland (Breadysville)
 


I. Danenhower House - Street Road diagonally opposite Delmont Avenue
Torn down when Warminster built the 5 Ponds golf course.
 


Craven Mansion - Newtown and Street Roads
 


Old Vansant Graveyard, Johnsville. (
Arnold Brothers, #117)
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.



Isaac Beans Homestead
 


John Longstreth House
 


Bartholomew Longstreth Farm
 


Carrie Yerkes Carter Home - Newtown Road
 


Johnsville Store & Post Office (Arnold Brothers, #115)
Newtown Road southwest of Street Road
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.



Prospect Hill School, Johnsville
 


Union Chapel, Johnsville, PA. (Arnold Brothers, #116)
Northwest Corner, Street & Newtown Roads
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.
 


Hart Homestead, Warminster, built 1850.
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.



Temperance House, Ivyland
 


Store & Residence of W.W. Carr, Ivyland (Arnold Brothers, #56)
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.
 


Gough Avenue, Ivyland
 


Ivyland Station N.E.P.R.R. (Arnold Brothers, #27)



Speedway Inn (Arnold Brothers, #52)
Bristol Road and Greeley Avenue, Ivyland
 


Spencer House - Built 1760 - Off Bristol Road, Ivyland (Breadysville)
 


Craven - Finney House
 


Finney House in 1982 prior to burning down

 


Warminster Friends Meeting House
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society.

 


Hartsville Hotel (Arnold Brothers, #108)

 


Roseland School  - Hartsville

 


Carriage and Blacksmith Shop, Davisville (Arnold Brothers, #91)

 


"Neshaminy Lecture Room" - Hartsville

 


"Neshaminy Church and Creek" - Warwick Twp.

 


"Neshaminy Cemetery Chapel"
Bristol Road

 


"Neshaminy Church in Warminster" (Roseland in background)
Hartsville - Built 1842

 


The Speedway - Click to enlarge
 


Munro Homestead - Circa 1938-'39
 


John Harvey Farm
From the collections of the Spruance Library of the Bucks County Historical Society

 


Brewster Aircraft Plant, Hangars and Runway - circa 1942
 


Lacey Park under construction - 1943
(County Line and Jacksonville Roads in upper left)


Lacey Park - 1948

 


Original William Tennent High School - Built 1955

 


Original Goodyear Homestead - 17 Neill Avenue

                     

 

Last Updated Sunday, December 16, 2012

Website Design and Annotated Photographs
2009 Robert C. Goodyear


Historic images of Warminster, Pennsylvania - PA