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Delaware County Council - Delaware County PA History
Delaware County Council
Announces
SEPTEMBER
“We invite residents to
3 exciting events celebrating
Delaware County’s rich cultural heritage
and stunning historic sites!”
PICTURED FRONT: Thomas
McGarrigle, Council Chairman and
Mario Civera, Jr., Vice Chairman
BACK: John P. McBlain, Colleen P.
Morrone, and David J. White
– Thomas McGarrigle
Sue Serio FOX 29
Weather Anchor
is GRAND MARSHALL
for these events:
History Month Kick-Off
1
Sept 1st, 7-9pm – at Chichester Historical Society
at Fury Road Field in Upper Chichester with a
BELL RINGING CEREMONY and lectures on the
GHOSTS OF DELAWARE COUNTY
2nd Annual
2
Ride for History
3
History Festival at Rose Tree Park
Sept 29th, 9am
Motorcycle & Car Tour of historic sites begins at
Hannums Harley Davidson in Chadds Ford and
ends with History Celebration at Rose Tree Park.
Benefits Delco Historical Society’s PASSPORT TO HISTORY
School Education Program
Sept 29th, Noon to 5pm
– Featuring Historical
Societies, Entertainment, Native American Presentation,
International Food Court, Antique Bike Show & Car Show
Delaware County-wide
History Festival
Come Celebrate Delaware County’s
History and Cultural Heritage!
SEPT 29th, Noon to 5pm
At Rose Tree Park in Media
Ÿ Native American Celebration in Music
and Dance
Ÿ Historical Society Presentations and
Re-enactors
Ÿ Live Music and Children’s Activities
Ÿ Cultural Demonstrations
Ÿ Live Entertainment, with Dancers,
Latin Band, Singers, Theater & Ballet
Ÿ Dozens of Delco’s Best Food Vendors
Please support our
History Festival
Sponsors
Lead Sponsors:
PECO and Delaware County Council
Program Sponsor:
Weichert Realtor – Media Office
Event Sponsors:
Plus the “RIDE FOR HISTORY” will end at
the Rose Tree Festival for an exciting
conclusion to History Month!
1696 Thomas Massey House
http://www.thomasmasseyhouse.org/
Aston Historical Society www.athsdelco.org
Bethel Township Preservation Society
http//www.betheltownshippreservationsociety.com/
Brandywine Battlefield www.brandywinebattlefield.org
Brandywine River Museum www.brandywinemuseum.org
Chadds Ford Historical Society http://www.chaddsfordhistory.org/
Cheshire House http://www.thecheshirehouse.com/
Chester Heights Historical Society
Chester Historic Preservation Society
Chichester Historical Society http://www.chichesterhistory.org/
Christian C. Sanderson Museum
http://www.sandersonmuseum.org/
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
http://www.colonialplantation.org/
Concord Township Historical Society http://concordhist.org/
Delaware County Archives
http://www.co.delaware.pa.us/depts/archives.html
Delaware County Historical Society http://www.dchs-pa.org/
Delaware County Heritage Commission www.co.delaware.pa.us/
planning/historicpreservation/heritagecomm.html
Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union www.fmfcu.org
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance www.philaculture.org/
Garrett Williamson Foundation www.garrettwilliamson.org
Hedgerow Theatre www.hedgerowtheatre.org
Glenolden Historical Commission
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Glenolden-HistoricalCommission/115589561864094
Please Support Your
Local Historical Societies
and Organizations!
Haverford Township Historical Society
http://www.haverfordhistoricalsociety.org/
Heritage Commission of Delaware County http://www.co.delaware.
pa.us/ planning/historicpreservation/heritagecomm.html
Historic Lansdowne Theater Corporation
http://www.lansdownetheater.org/
International Ballet Classique www.academyballetru.com
Library Foundation of Delaware County www.supportdelcolibraries.org/
Lazaretto Preservation Association of Tinicum Township
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~dbarnes/Lazaretto.html
Marcus Hook Historical Commission http://www.marcushookboro.com
/borough_of_marcus_hook_boards_an.htm
Marcus Hook Preservation Society http://www.marcushookps.org/
Marple Historical Society http://www.marplehistoricalsociety.org/
Marple Township Historical Commission http://mthc.org/
Media Historic Archives Commission http://www.mediaborough.com
/boardsandcommissions/historic-archives-commission
Media Arts Council www.mediaartscouncil.org
Middletown Township Historical Society http://www.mthsdelco.org/
Mickey Vernon Sports Museum mickeyvernonsportsmuseum.com
Mount Moriah Cemetary www.friendsofmountmoriahcemetery.org/
Morton Borough mortonpa.org/
Newtown Square Historical Preservation Society
http://www.historicnewtownsquare.org/
Delaware County Historical Society
Library Foundation of Delaware County
Penn State – Brandywine
Title Abstract Company
Pennoni Associates Inc.
Walt's Pizza & Grille – Aqua America
Neumann University
Creative Financial Group
Hellenic News of America
(Paul Kotrotsios)
Wawa – Media Rotary Club
Ryan Party Rentals
Newtown Square PA Railroad Museum Association
http://www.newtownsquare-railroadmuseum.org/
Nicholas Newlin Foundation http://www.newlingristmill.org/
Turquoise Bear Trading www.theturquoisebear.com
Para Study www.parastudy.org
Penn State Brandywine www.brandywine.psu.edu
Ridley Park Historical Society
http://www.ridleyparkhistorical.org/
Rose Valley Museum & Historical Society
http://www.rosevalleymuseum.org/
Square Tavern (BPG Inc)
Sun Ship Historical Society
http://sunshiporg.homestead.com/
Swarthmore Historical Society
http://www.swarthmorehistoricalsociety.org/
Title Abstract Company
Thornbury Historical Society
http://sites.google.com/site/thornburyhistoricalsociety/
Tinicum Township Historical Society
http://tinicumtownshipdelco.com/community/historicalsociety.html
Tyler Arboretum http://www.tylerarboretum.org/
Upper Darby Historical Society http://www.udhistory.org/
Women's History Project
www.nwhp.org/resourcecenter/museumorgs.php‎
Walden School www.thewaldenschool.org
JOIN SUE SERIO
September 29th
(Rain Date is
Sun, Oct 6th)
“I am very excited to be Grand
Marshall of the Delaware County
Historical Society’s Annual RIDE
FOR HISTORY! It is a fun and
informational day for parents,
children and everyone who
participates. I look forward to
meeting Delco residents and
sharing with them a fun way to
raise funds to continue great
local history programs like
DCHS’s award winning PASSPORT
TO HISTORY Program.”
– Sue Serio, Fox 29
Weather Anchor
Please help us raise funds for
Passport to History – a local history
program that serves thousands of
students in the Delaware County
region. The Passport to History
program is available to all 4th and
5th grade students in public,
private, cyber, home and parochial
schools. This award winning
program offers a unique curriculum
based hands-on way to deliver
American history and to teach the
importance of patriotism.
For Motorcycles,
Cars & Vans
Benefits Delaware County Historical Society’s
“Passport to History” Education Program
Starts 9am at Hannum’s
Harley Davidson/Triumph
1241 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford
Tour several unique and
interesting historic sites
throughout the
countryside from Chadds
Ford, through Media –
ending at Rose Tree Park
for a fabulous History
Festival including an
Antique Bike Show by
Hannum’s Harley
Davidson/Triumph.
“DCHS’s Passport to History program has been a key element in teaching my students about
the amazing history that surrounds them. Every year my students are transformed when they
discover and gain a sense of pride in their home state and its heritage.”
– Melissa Carroll, of Coebourn Elementary in the Penn Delco School District
Thank You!
The DCHS team and the more than 15,000 local students who have participated
in the Delaware County Historical Society’s award-winnng PASSPORT TO HISTORY
Education Program since it’s launching in 2000 – thank these 2013
Ride For History Sponsors for helping to keep this program thriving!
Lead Sponsor for Ride for History
Fellini’s Café
Lead Sponsor for the Rose Tree Park History Festival
fresco
pizza grill
PIZZA & GRILLE
For more information on Passport to History and
more exciting programs sponsored by your Delaware County
Historical Society visit one of these locations:
www.dchs-pa.org
Delaware County Historical Society Museum
408 Avenue of the States Chester, Pa 19013
PH 610-872-0502
Greenbank Farm – 991 Palmers Mill Road,
Media, Pa 19063 PH 610-359-0832
LINN
Please support these outstanding local organizations: Aqua,
PECO Energy, Yoder & Armstrong Printing, Jayne and Walter Garrison,
TD Bank, WCHE 1520AM, Ariano Restaurant, CFG, Hannum’s HarleyDavidson/Triumph, Fox 29 TV, Library Foundation of Delaware County,
Wawa, Mustang Expediting, Inc, fresco pizza grill, 93.3 WMMR,
Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, Fellini’s Café, Penn State
Brandywine, Linn Architects, Media Rotary, Walt’s Pizza Grille, Chester
Water Authority, Neumann University, and WSFS Bank

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