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2 Bucks County Museums Named Smithsonian Affiliates

Mercer Museum
Francis Hilario, Philadelphia Business Journal

Two Bucks County institutions have been named affiliates of the Smithsonian Institution, giving them a wider cache of collections and artifacts, exhibitions, research and educational collaborations.

The Mercer Museum and its Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pa., have been named Smithsonian Institution affiliates, making the institutions two of only about 210 Smithsonian affiliates across the United States.

"Working together we see greater opportunities to advance the vision of Henry Mercer and spread the story that began in Doylestown to audiences across America," Harold A. Closter, Smithsonian Affiliations director, said in a statement.

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