It began as a Dutch West India Company trading post in 1624, and population began to grown in the 18th Century. The town was not officially founded, however, until 1801. It was named after Robert Morris.
People Born in Morrisville
Morrisville in People's Lives
Abigail Breslin: I filmed scenes of the movie Signs here in 2001, when I was just five years old.
William Penn: This was the first land that I purchased from the Lenni Lenape Indians, around 1682. The exact spot where the transaction took place is still marked today, now known as Graystones.