Bensalem Real Estate consists of twenty-one square miles and comprises the southern boundaries of Bucks County bordering the northeast portion of Philadelphia rimmed on the east by Neshaminy Creek and west by Poquessing Creek. The municipality of Bensalem Township is the largest in Bucks County. Bensalem Real Estate affords the community a broad array of activities including but not limited to: "Bensalem Fall Festival, Community Pride Day" (a signature October event), historical attractions, an amphitheater with an assortment of performances, a state park, casino with racetrack and diverse restaurants and shopping areas.
Bensalem Real Estate History:
Bensalem was established in 1692 by Joseph Growden who came here from England and received a grant from William Penn for five thousand plus acres. The area was initially recorded to be named "Salem" and in 1701 the prefix "Ben" was added.
The Dutch, Swedish and English were the earliest residents to settle in Bensalem establishing the area as farming community. Following, the 1950's and 1960's showed the integration of businesses and industries bringing the heaviest influx of residents to the area.
Growden Mansion is one of the more noted historical sites in the community. When under the Galloway Family ownership, Benjamin Franklin visited the mansion and it is said this is the location where he experimented with his kite and discovered electricity.
Bensalem Real Estate School Districts:
Bensalem Township School District
Bristol Township School District
Neshaminy School District
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Bensalem Real Estate is host to the Bucks County Visitor Center. In addition, Bensalem provides ready access to Interstate 95, Route 1, Route 13 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Cornwells Heights SEPTA station serves as a commuter rail station and is one of the largest park-and-rides in Pennsylvania.
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