We are offering the Tricentennial PASSPORT for sale to our residents at only $1.00 each.
They are available at the WREC, the Library, Craven Hall, and here on the website ($1.75 w/postage). On sale starting April 11, 2011
Warminster's Tricentennial Celebration will take place throughout 2011. You are invited to DISCOVER WARMINSTER while participating in this celebration and to use this PASSPORT to document your journey!
Bring your PASSPORT to any of the Warminster Tricentennial events that you attend and to any of the Warminster places listed in the back of the PASSPORT for validation. Participating restaurants have agreed to offer a 10% discount on all food purchases when you present your Discover Warminster Tricentennial Passport (present when ordering).
You can visit one restaurant a month, and the discount is only valid for your first visit to any of the participating restaurants-the goal is visit 9 restaurants throughout 2011. This is a great opportunity to try some new places.
A Taste of Warminster
Warminster’s Tricentennial Cookbook
Publisher: Morris Press Cookbooks
Summary Overview: This is a beautiful hardbound book meant to be a keepsake of the Township’s 300th Anniversary. The cookbook, edited by Ms Eva Luce of the Tricentennial Committee, compiles a collection of our resident’s recipes from 1711 to the present day. It has over 165 recipes in the following categories:
• Soups and Salads
• Main Dishes
• Vegetables and Side Dishes
• Main Dishes
• Breads and Rolls
• Cookies and Candy
• This and That
The book has a Warminster Township history section, a section of helpful cooking hints and resources, and all recepies are fully indexed for your convenience.
The book retails for $10.00 (6% PA sales tax included in price) plus $3.65 shipping and handling if purchased online here.
Warminster Tricentennial History Book
Images of America – Warminster Township
Author: Kathleen Zingaro Clark for Warminster Township
Summary Overview: This book is a 128 page photographic history containing vintage images from community members and historical archives that help tell the story of Warminster’s evolution from an agricultural community to the busy commercial and residential hub it is today.
There are four chapters and over 230 period photographs taken from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century and slightly beyond. Photographic subject matter ranges from aerial views to family & community life.
The four chapters are preceded by a brief overview of Warminster’s history from the era of William Penn land grants to the present day and are:
• Farms, Families, Friends
• People, Places, Events,
• Progress, Growth, Change
• Naval Air Development Center.
Some specific subjects included in the book are: John Fitch and his steamboat, William Tennent and the Log College, Johnsville and the Naval base, Christ’s Home, the failed Speedway enterprise, farm life, numerous schools, businesses, civic organizations, and families of the township, former modes of transportation, equipment and architecture, and other topics of historical interest.
The book retails for $23.00 (6% PA sales tax included in price) plus $3.65 shipping and handling if purchased online here. In addition, it will be sold at Barnes & Noble, Borders, chain retail stores, Amazon.com and others.