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  1. History of the Willows Cottage: Farm Life in Radnor

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    The history of the Willows Estate, formerly known as Rose Garland, including the Willows Cottage with its agricultural beginnings, is presented by Dr. Clarissa Dillon and Sara Pilling.

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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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      • 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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        • 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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            • 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,…

            • 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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              • Haverford College Arboretum

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                At the Radnor Historical Society's annual dinner, held on 3/9/10 in Founders Great Hall at Haverford College, Bill Astifan, Manager of the College Arboretum, presented the history of the College's…

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                • From Out the Fiery Furnace

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                  A one-act play, written and directed by Christine Emmert, which features stories of life in the 19th century at Hopewell Village. The National Park play demonstrates how a woman's life and love…

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                  • Laura Beardsley: "Historic Photos of the Main Line"

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                    Date: January 14, 2009 The Radnor Memorial Library and the Radnor Historical Society hosted this book talk with Laura Beardsley, author of "Historic Photos of the Main Line." The author…

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                    • History of the Radnor Fire Company

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                      Date: March 3, 2009 Larry Ziglar, the retired Kea Professor of American History at Eastern University, discusses the history of the Radnor Fire Company. Mr. Ziglar has studied and has come to admire…

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                      • Cardy Crawford reads "A Christmas Memory"

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                        Date: December 28, 2008 Cardy Crawford, retired Radnor teacher, author, and RHS Board member, reads Truman Capote’s "A Christmas Memory," the classic memoir of Capote’s childhood…

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