The first recorded history in Hilltown Township was made in 1683 when William Penn met the Indian Chiefs of the Delaware Nation on the land where Hilltown Village now sits. In those days, it was known as the “Perkasie Indian Town.” The settlers arrived in approximately 1700. The settlers were mostly Welsh Baptist, with a few Huguenots and English Quakers. They petitioned the King’s Governor to establish a town in 1721.
Radon is a radioactive gas that results from the natural breakdown of uranium found in trace amounts in soil, rock, and water. Radon is the main source of our exposure to all radiation. The US Surgeon General and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have determined that radon is second only to smoking as a leading cause of lung cancer. Testing for Radon is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon.
The old Bethlehem Road (the Minsi Indian trail), now called Hilltown Pike, was used from the year 1683 to travel from Philadelphia to the Durham iron mines.
The Mennonites arrived in 1727, with the Germans coming shortly after. Hilltown Township remained a farming community up until the end of World War II when new single homes were built here and there. Large developments started at the end of the 1970s. You and your loved ones may be in danger, as radon is prevalent in Hilltown.
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Scientific analysis of radon levels in homes in Hilltown and many other Pennsylvania cities have found that 10% or more of homes contain dangerous levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can be removed from the house though radon mitigation.
On average, 20,000 Americans die each year from radon exposure. Most of the exposure happens in their own home, where radon has a chance to build up over time because it is trapped by the walls and foundation. The percentage of radon contamination in Bucks County homes can be very high. Radon in Hilltown affects on average 10-40% of all homes.
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