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Henry Chapman Mercer, Fonthill Castle and Moravian Tile Works

Henry Chapman Mercer's Fonthill

Henry Chapman Mercer's Fonthill Fonthill is a concrete castle that reflects Mercer's interest in ceramic tiles from Europe, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. The majority of his tile collection is inset into the concrete walls of the structure.

Visiting Fonthill Castle in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Visiting Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is like transporting yourself to a European castle.

Visiting Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is like transporting yourself to a European castle. Find out more about my visit by clicking this link.

Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

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Henry Chapman Mercer's Fonthill Castle in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings - UncoveringPA

An early example of poured concrete construction, Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was built by American archeologist and designer Henry Chapman Mercer to showcase his decorative tiles and prints.

The 13 Most Magnificent Castles in the U.S.

An early example of poured concrete construction, Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was built by American archeologist and designer Henry Chapman Mercer to showcase his decorative tiles and prints. - Most Magnificent Castles of the U.

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Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Visiting Fonthill Castle: One of Pennsylvania's Most Awe-Inspiring Buildings - UncoveringPA

The Mercer Museum Is The Most Underrated Place In Pennsylvania

This Underrated Museum Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Pennsylvania

The incredible Mercer Museum houses the massive collection of pre-industrial artifacts collected by century anthropologist Henry Mercer.

Mercer Moravian tile

Sample work from the tile plant in Mercer Museum, the cement museum by Henry Mercer.

Concrete Toolbox - Mercer Museum, Pennsylvania. "Between 1897 and 1930, Henry Chapman Mercer, a gentleman anthropologist, set out to collect the handmade tools of everyday American life, just as industrialization was making these tools obsolete.:

"Between 1897 and Henry Chapman Mercer, a gentleman anthropologist, set out to collect the handmade tools of everyday American life, just as industrialization was making these tools obsolete.

Fonthill Castle Library in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA --- Isn't this extraordinary?

Fonthill Castle Library in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA --- Isn't this extraordinary? The book