Sunday, October 7, 2012

Black Basebll, Ghosts and so much more this weekend

                                                  Sharon Hill business district about 1910
On October 13, Bob Allen will present
"The Souls of Black Baseball,
in a presentation hosted by Darby Free Library and supported
by a grant from the Pennsylvania Humanities Council at 10:00 aaaam at the Darby Recreation
Center with an opportunity to take Baseball Themed tours at Eden Cemetery and elsewhere in
the afternoon. People will be able to view the entries and winners of the Art Contest while the
pictures are on display at Sharon Savings Bank during that week. All activities are free and open
to the public. For additional information, call (610) 583-0788 or visit
Contact: John Haigis
(610) 583-0788

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
at Ridley Creek State Park
Medieval Days
Admission: $12 for adults & $8 for children
(children under 4 are free!)
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Free Admission - Rain or Shine
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“Harvest Moon Party”
Celebrate the fall season and support history education with the Newtown Square Historical Society at our 2nd Annual Harvest Moon Party! we'll leave the autumn chill outside and heat up the Pavilion in beautiful Drexel Lodge Park.†† Chef Katrina Stafford of Classic Catering for All Occasions is planning a seasonal chili feast just for us.
Homemade desserts will complete the menu, and we'll cozy up to a bonfire and enjoy live music with The Gnawgahydes -- "not really bluegrass, but better for you!"
Door prizes will be drawn throughout the evening, and a 50-50 raffle will benefit NSHS school tours, where local students go "back in time" at the historic Papermill House and Museum. Last year over 400 children participated! Their teachers tell us how much they appreciate our free educational program.
Harvest Moon Party tickets are $20 per person, children under 12 are free.† Guests will also receive discounts on their 2013 NSHS membership. Drexel Lodge Pavilion is on West Chester Pike, 1.5 miles east of Route 252, across from Mostardi's. For more information visit or email
 The Chester Historical Preservation Committee
Dr. Joseph Edgette is presenting this tour. Chester Rural Cemetery: The Final Resting Place for Those Who Made Chester . Meet at the main gate on 15th Street across from Crozer Chester Medical Center on Sunday October 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM until 4 PM.
For addition information call 610-872-4497. Dave Guleke, President CHPC
Free and open to the public, no registration required.
Hear tales of the Brandywine Valley's most fascinating haunts. Spend time with a Revolutionary War sentry on duty at Brandywine Battlefield for over 200 years. Visit the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation in Ridley State Creek State Park where a lonely child spirit reaches out for the comforting hand of an adult. Learn about what caused a building inspector to flee from a site in Thornton without stopping to collect his tools. Hull will discuss these and more ghostly stories and share more paranormal events in the region including those at the Chadds Ford Inn, Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast, Sweetwater Farm and the Newlin Grist Mill.

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