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name that park!!! (on bacton hill road)

I love parks.  And a park naming contest is just good fun!  East Whiteland Township is having a park naming contest through March 8th.  And two of the finalist names involve parts of Chester County history right in East Whiteland that I feel very strongly about. 1,544 more words

Historic Preservation

Friday Film: New Capitol's New North Terrace (and Vermont marble floor)

You have to click through to the video, but it’s worth a look at the just completed North Terrace renovation and for the story of how they found the original marble quarry. 42 more words

Historic Preservation

Renovation for Adaptive Reuse II: Yala Mandala Kwalakhu

  Text: Swati Pujari

Kwalakhu, a place with a history of its own, is a residential settlement in Patan, less than 500 meters North- West of the Patan Durbar Square. 1,377 more words

Historic Preservation

Fit Brown's hall into the Hill

Brown University pleased many by rethinking its plan to demolish four old buildings on its campus to make way for an ugly concert hall. Now it plans to build an ugly concert hall without demolishing any old buildings. 689 more words

Architecture

James Boyd: From Slave to Cowboy

Early in my studies, I took a methods course. The goal of the course was to learn the ins and outs of research, citing, and style for the historian’s profession. 1,496 more words

History

The Literary Salon Where Poe First Read 'The Raven'

While he was living on West Third Street in 1845 Edgar Allan Poe met the society hostess Anne Charlotte Lynch, a poet and sculptor in her own right. 438 more words

Nineteenth Century