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"The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution" Programs

The Mercer Museum’s exciting major exhibition, The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution, explores the history and intrigue of a group of Revolutionary War-era Loyalist outlaws who plotted, schemed, and plundered their way through a divided world in the earliest days of a budding American nation.

The Mercer Museum is thrilled to present a wide array of community programs related to the exhibition, including special behind-the-scenes tours, evenings of storytelling involving the Doans and Revolutionary Bucks County, and more!

Mercer Museum Program

Meet the Curator Tours

Thursday, July 25, 2024 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Experience an intimate after-hours tour of The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution and learn more about the people, places and artifacts showcased in this special exhibition.

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Outlaws in the Underworld: Bucks County Caves and the Doan Gang

Sunday, July 28, 2024 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum Elkins Gallery
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Did the notorious Doan Gang really hide out in Bucks County caves while they were on the run at the time of the American Revolution?

Join Mercer Museum researchers at this exclusive presentation and hear the untold stories of the team’s explorations of Bucks County caves with the cast and crew of the Discovery Channel’s blockbuster hit Expedition Unknown.  

This program unravels Doan myths and legends and unveils the latest active findings on Doan Gang hideouts, secret caves, and the unique geological and historical landscapes of Bucks County.

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Toasting the Tories: The Doan Gang and Bucks County Taverns

Thursday, August 1, 2024 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum Elkins Gallery
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Join us for an exclusive evening of thrilling tales about the Doan Gang and their frequent visits to colonial taverns in Bucks County. This night of storytelling features exclusive artifacts, historic tavern signs, and so much more!

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Crafternoon

Saturday, August 3, 2024 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Create Doan Gang and colonial era-inspired crafted with Mercer Museum educators at this family-friendly, drop-in program.

Mercer Museum Program

Meet the Curator Tours

Thursday, August 8, 2024 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Experience an intimate after-hours tour of The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution and learn more about the people, places and artifacts showcased in this special exhibition.

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Coffee and Doan-uts

Friday, August 16, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Join us at the Mercer Museum for morning coffee, donuts, and an exclusive early-bird guided tour of our special exhibition The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution.

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Doans and the Revolution

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum Elkins Gallery
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Interested in learning more about the Doan Gang’s activities at the time of the American Revolution? Join us for an evening of stories about the Doan Gang’s exploits in Bucks County, including events such as the Loyalist raid of the Bird in the Hand tavern in Newtown, PA and the Battle of Crooked Billet.

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Meet the Curator Tours

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Experience an intimate after-hours tour of The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution and learn more about the people, places and artifacts showcased in this special exhibition.

Register
Mercer Museum Program

Meet the Curator Tours

Thursday, October 24, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Experience an intimate after-hours tour of The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution and learn more about the people, places and artifacts showcased in this special exhibition.

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Cider and Doan-uts

Wednesday, October 30, 2024 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Join us at the Mercer Museum for morning cider, donuts, and an exclusive early-bird guided tour of our special exhibition The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution.

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Mercer Museum Program

Meet the Curator Tours

Thursday, December 12, 2024 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mercer Museum
Admission: $20 General Admission/$15 BCHS Members

Experience an intimate after-hours tour of The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution and learn more about the people, places and artifacts showcased in this special exhibition.

Register