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  1. Wootton Mansion

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    Sister Jane Rearden shares the history of this 50-room neo-Tudor Mansion, which was completed by George W. Childs in 1881. Annie Robinson reviews the architectural history of this and other Peabody…

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    • Beth Earle Gallmeyer

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      Beth Earle Gallmeyer shares a fascinating glimpse of life growing up on the Willows Estate from 1937-1976.

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      • Dennis McIlnay: The Horseshoe Curve: Sabotage and Subversion in the Railroad City

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        Author Dennis McIlnay recounts the details of an interrupted Nazi plot during WWII to blow up this strategic section of the Pennsylvania Railroad near Altoona.

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        • Craig TenBroeck: Genealogical Research

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          Craig TenBroeck, Founder of the Mail Line Genealogy Club, shares his knowledge of how go about conducting genealogical research. His lecture covers fundamental and more advanced research techniques.

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          • Art on Conserving Art

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            Art Forster, who has owned Forster’s Custom Framing in Wayne, PA since 1974, explains the basics of art, photograph, and paper conservation; why these treasures deteriorate; and how to prevent…

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            • Debbie Lillard: Absolutely Organize Your Family

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              Debbie Lillard, owner of Space to Spare Professional Organizing Service and guest on the 10! Show and numerous talk radio shows, offers tips and hints to maintain order in 3 key areas of your family…

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              • Cardy Crawford Reads David Sedaris

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                Cardy Crawford reads two of David Sedaris's Christmas stories, "Dinah, the Christmas Whore" and "Six or Eight Black Men" for the Radnor Historical Society's annual Christmas…

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                • Appetite for America

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                  Award-winning author Stephen Fried tells the story of British-born Fred Harvey, one of this country's first self-made millionaires, whose institutions were synonymous with the West for nearly…

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                  • Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America

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                    Dr. Kathleen M. Brown talks about this unusual cultural history that traces attitudes towards dirt through the mid-nineteenth century, demonstrating that cleanliness, and the lack thereof, had moral,…

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                    • Dedication of UGRR Marker for Riverview Farm

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                      October 25, 2010 ceremony dedicating a National Park Service Underground Railroad sign at Riverview Farm, now part of Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill, PA. This was the birthplace of UGRR stationmaster…

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                      • Dedication of Wayne, PA Natatorium Historical Marker

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                        The dedication of an official Pennsylvania State Historical Marker commemorating the Wayne Natatorium, a 500' wide by 100' long swimming pool which existed between 1895 and 1903 in the area…

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                        • RHS Board Member Andrea Pilling Presents the Historical Marker Program

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                          At the Monday, October 11, 2010 Radnor Township Board of Commissioners meeting, Radnor Historical Society board member Andrea Pilling introduces the society's historical marker program. For more,…

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