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Fonthill Castle

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E. Court Street and Route 313 Doylestown PA 18901

Henry Mercer (1856-1930) built Fonthill as his home between 1908 and 1912 and designed it ''room by room, from the interior, the exterior not being considered until all the rooms had been imagined and sketched.'' The concrete castle boasts 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces and more than 200 windows of varying size and shape. The interior walls, floors and ceilings are elaborately adorned with an incredible array of Mercer's original handcrafted tiles. Tiles and prints from around the world also show the creative genius of this native Bucks County resident. A National Historic Landmark, Fonthill was recently featured on A&E's ''America's Castles.''

 

Fonthill offers military discounts!  Active military personnel can get $1 off admission.

Events at Fonthill Castle
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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Fiction Writing Workshop at Fonthill Castle
Fonthill Castle
May 1st, 2014 - May 29th, 2014
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TOURS
Tower Tours for Families
Fonthill Castle
May 3rd, 2014 - November 29th, 2014
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TOURS
Fonthill Spring Meander
Fonthill Castle
May 10th, 2014
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MUSEUMS
Tower Tour for Families
Fonthill Castle
February 1st, 2014 - December 6th, 2014
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TOURS
Friends of BCHS Bus Trip to Morristown, NJ
Fonthill Castle
May 21st, 2014
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KIDS
Stories by the Castle with Darcy Fair
Fonthill Castle
June 22nd, 2014
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Fonthill Castle's Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Fonthill Castle
July 4th, 2014
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SPECIAL EVENTS
Fonthill Castle Beer Fest
Fonthill Castle
August 23rd, 2014

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