Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Massey House and Collenbrook Fall Festivals this weekend!!

The Franklin Baseball Club of Chester From 1936. What makes this picture interesting is the Chester boy in the second row, third from the right. Future Pittsburgh Pirates manager, Danny Murtaugh, a native of Chester.
Thomas Massey House
Harvest Day Festival
Oct 18th 10 to 4

Experience early American craft demonstrations at the historic 1696 Thomas Massey House located at Lawrence and Springhouse Rd. Broomall. Learn how to churn butter, make candles and apple butter. See a working blacksmith shop, and enjoy the delicious aroma from the walk-in cooking fireplace. Enjoy the music of blues band J-Nine.
The culture, customs and the daily work of colonial life will be brought to life by period re-enactors.
Stroll the lawn of the Marple Christian Church craft sale, located next to the historic site, where over 20 vendors will provide a variety of arts and crafts for sale.
For Information call 610-353-4967
Admission is free
donations welcome
Fall Festival at Collen Brook Farm
Marvine and Mansion Roads, Drexel Hill
October 19, 2014 --1 to 4pm
Take a ride in the antique fire truck, paint a pumpkin, make a scarecrow(please bring a small size shirt and pants) bob for an apple, pet a Chicken, try colonial crafts and games, tour the mansion, have lunch and stroll the path along the “Collen Brook” enjoy the music by the 69th PA Irish Volunteers, a Civil War Band
Admission Free
Donations Welcome!!

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