Justa Farm Shopping Center Parking Lot
We'll start our morning by meeting in the parking lot by Ben and Irv's. If you're interested in breakfast ahead of time, they take reservations for groups of 6 or more. There is also a Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and WaWa in the area. We'll be leaving promptly at 10:30 AM for our driving tour to the Mercer Museum. Please make sure to have a full tank of gas at the starting point and bring your two-way radios.
The Mercer Museum is a history museum of everyday life in America during the 18th and 19th centuries constructed by Henry Mercer. The collection of some 40,000 objects and 55 exhibit rooms document the tools and lives of Americans prior to the Industrial Revolution. There is a 10-15 min orientation upon arrival and then the rest is a self guided tour. Typical time to complete is around 1 hour.
Special Exhibit - Racing: A Need for Speed
There is also a special exhibit featuring the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the Delaware Valley from the footraces of early Native Americans and colonists to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of the 1800’s, to the auto speedways and bicycle velodromes of the 20th century. Objects on view include original cars that once raced on local tracks, vintage cycling gear, harness racing sulkies, racing medals and trophies and more. This tour takes approx. 30 minutes to complete.
Fonthill Castle is Henry Mercer’s concrete castle house with 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces and over 200 windows of varying size and shape. The interior walls, floors and ceilings are elaborately adorned with Mercer’s handcrafted tiles. Tiles and prints from around the world. The Fonthill Castle is located 1 mile from the Museum and takes approx 1 hour to complete.
The total cost for both tours is $22 per person. Children aged 7-17 are $10.
Please register below.
* Also, please remember to bring your name badge and your two-way radios! If this is your first event as a member, you will receive a new name badge.
Reservation Deadline: July 6
Attendees are responsible for booking their own hotel accommodations. A group reservation has been made at Hampton Inn for Friday August 3 and Saturday August 4. A limited number of rooms are available at the discounted rate of $94 + tax per night.
To book a room, please contact the hotel directly at (215) 659-3535. Be sure to mention 'DMA' or DeLorean Mid-Atlantic to get the discounted rate.
Dinner will be ala cart via their dinner menu and guests will be responsible for payment for their own meals. The dinner menu can be viewed on their website.
If you will only be joining us for dinner, please e-mail the officers directly as PayPal cannot accept zero payment registration
Registration Deadline: July 30
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Due to any minimum requirements, we cannot always guarantee a refund after the signup deadline.
If you would like to pay by check, please send an email to the officers and we'll provide you the details.