How did Street Road in Bucks County, PA, get its name?
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How did Street Road in Bucks County, PA, get its name?

People have pondered for years the question of why this road through Bucks County, PA, is called Street Road. Many speculated it was named for someone with the surname Street. The issue is finally settled at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania_Route_132. Street used to mean paved road, and this route was a road that was paved very early in the 20th Century, and was in essence referred to as the paved road.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 6582
Updated on: Aug 14, 2019

People have pondered for years the question of why this road through Bucks County, PA, is called Street Road. Many speculated it was named for someone with the surname Street. The issue is finally settled at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania_Route_132. Street used to mean paved road, and this route was a road that was paved very early in the 20th Century, and was in essence referred to as the paved road.

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Street Road , Street Road and Hulmeville Road , PA Route 132, Bensalem, Pennsylvania, 19020, United States
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History Human Interest Roads
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Created Date:
06-24-2018
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plaquemaster
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