150th Anniversary of Hulmeville Borough

Hulmeville Borough will be celebrating the boroughs 150 years of incorporation throughout 2022.

The tract of land, once called Milford Mills, is situated along the Neshaminy Creek and has a long history of industrial development. John Hulme Jr., a prominent businessman, purchased the land on April 1st of 1796. 

Hulmeville Borough was formally incorporated on March 8th, 1872.

The 150th Anniversary Committee is organizing many events in 2022. All are invited to join in the celebrations.

Starting in February, there will be a series of “Virtual Cooking classes” featuring recipes from the Hulmeville Heritage Cookbook. Fees to be established. Please visit website for more info.

Tuesday, March 8th, 7:30pm, “Toast and Sweets” at Hulmeville Borough Hall, 321 Main Street. Come celebrate on the actual anniversary date of incorporation with a piece of cake and a pictorial display of history on the borough. This is a free event.

Saturday, May 28th, 9:00am, “Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade.” Council members will be dressed in clothing that will represent the fashion of the 1870’s era. All are encouraged to join in. This is a free event.

Saturday, June 11th, time TBD, “Gardens of Hulmeville Walk.” Stroll through various gardens throughout the borough while sipping refreshments and talking with professionals in the horticulture industry. $10 registration fee.

Saturday, August 13th, 6:00pm to 10:00pm, “Pop-up Dinner in White,” Borough Recreation Field, 321 Main Street. Fee to be established.

Saturday, September 17th, time TBD, “Gala Cocktail Reception,” on Grundy Museum grounds.  Fee to be established.

Saturday, September 24th, 8:00am “Hulmeville Historic Society’s Flea Market.”  Items will be on display that show the history of Hulmeville Borough. This is a free event.

Saturday, October 1st, 9:00am, “5K Run & Walk with the Dogs” and 12:00pm, “Pop-up Beer Garden & Food Trucks.” Held on the grounds of Neshaminy Shore Picnic Park, 13 Beaver Street. Fees to be established.

“Ghost Tours of Historic Hulmeville” on the evenings of October 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th. Watch a video and then tour known haunted buildings throughout the borough.  Start at 321 Main Street. Three tours planned for each night. Times TBD. $10 registration fee.

Christmas of 2022 – “White Christmas in Hulmeville.” A luminary display on Friday, November 25th, during the Tree Lighting and again on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th. Starting at 6:00 pm, all residents and businesses throughout Hulmeville are encouraged to set up curb-side luminaria candles to light up the borough. This is a free event.

For more information on events, please visit or or call Mayor Debbie Mahon at 267-994-2206.

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