Bucks County is located in what was the heart of colonial America, and there are many historic sites all throughout Bucks County. You don't have to go far to hear the phrase George Washington slept here. But even long before the United States gained its independence from England there were many settlers making their way to what is now Bucks County. With an abundance of wildlife, good soil for farming and the conveniences of the Delaware River made Bucks County a focal point in our developing nation. Below are just a few of the historic sites in Bucks County.