The contents of recent issues of the Tredyffrin Easttown Historical Society’s History Quarterly

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Spring 2018, Volume 54, Number 3
The Main Line to Paoli: A Railroad or a Place? – Frank Tatnall, with Roger D. Thorne
Archive Gifts Received in 2016 – Cheryl Leibold
Notes & Comments – John O. Senior

  • Jones Log Barn Reconstruction Update
  • Member Excursion to Old Eagle School
  • Special Member Excursion to Winterthur

In Memoriam: C. Herbert Fry
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Spring 2018, Volume 54, Number 2
The Story of Slim, a Lineman in the Great Valley – J. Michael Morrison
Commemorating The Main Line Airport: Remembering 50 Years of Local Aviation – Roger D. Thorne
How a Story Develops: The Mary Severn Jones Diary – Mike Bertram & Heidi Sproat
Research Techniques 1 & 2 – Mike Bertram
Prescribed Fires at Valley Forge Park – John O. Senior
Notes & Comments
In Memoriam: Joyce A. Post, Richard E. Kurtz, Esq., William H. Fritz, III
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Autumn 2017, Volume 54, Number 1
Voices from the Mount Pleasant Oral History Project – Sharon Schwarze, Ph.D.
Perspectives on Local African American History – Penny L. Washington
Communities In Changing Times: The Story of the Main Line's African American Neighborhoods
Women's Work: African American Main Line Domestics
Second Baptist Church of Wayne Pennsylvania:A Story of a Church and Change on the Main Line
Jesse and Mary Emily Highgate Hyselman – Patricia Henry
Witchcraft in England, New England, and Penn's World – Clarissa S. Dillon, Ph.D.
2017 Members Excursion: Washington Memorial Chapel – John O. Senior
Notes & Comments
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June 2017, Volume 53, Number 4
Convergence: A Near-Catastrophe over the Main Line Airport, June 25, 1939 – Roger D. Thorne
2015 Gifts to the TEHS Archives and Special Collections – Cheryl Leibold
Katharine Wentworth Ruschenberger (1853-1943) – Compiled by Susanna Gold
In Memoriam: George and Jean Harlow, Len Gottliebsen
Notes & Comments:
CBS 3 SummerFest visits Devon
Devon Inn Project
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March 2017, Volume 53, Number 3
Ruth Esherick Bascom: The Extraordinary Life and Times of an Artist's Daughter
– Mansfield (Bob) Bascom, with Roger D. Thorne
Wharton Esherick's Studio: The House of Wows – Mansfield Bascom
Mr. Boswell Goes to Corsica: The Surprising Origins of Modern Democratic Charisma – David A. Bell
Notes & Comments:
Groundbreaking at Paoli Train Station – John O. Senior
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October 2016, Volume 53, Number 2
The Papal Weekend In Paoli, September 26–27, 2015 – Roger D. Thorne
A Rare Re-Platforming Through Paoli – Roger D. Thorne
Update on the 1930 Devon Fireworks Explosion Site and the Westover Bird Sanctuary
– Heidi Sproat and Michele Hawk
In Memoriam: Jean Dixon-Sullivan
Notes & Comments:
Society Outreach at Local Events – John O. Senior
Centennial Celebration of the Pipe Organ at Trinity Presbyterian Church – John O. Senior
Grand Opening of Sullivan's Bridge – John O. Senior
2016 Historic House Tour – John O. Senior
TEHS Featured on PBPA Banner – John O. Senior
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July 2016, Volume 53, Number 1
The Hires Root Beer Family Story and its Connections to Tredyffrin & Easttown Townships – Jeff Groff
2014 Gifts to the TEHS Archives and Special Collections – Cheryl Leibold
In Memoriam: Margery Stratton
Notes & Comments:
2016 Member Excursion to the Old Roberts School – John. O. Senior
Vintage Pullman Car Visits Paoli – John. O. Senior
Chesterbrook Redevelopment Progress – John. O. Senior
Major Repairs at Valley Forge Park – John. O. Senior & Roger Thorne
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February 2016, Volume 52, Numbers 3 & 4
New Images of the Chester Valley Railroad: The Reading Railroad's Chester Valley Branch
in Tredyffrin and Environs
– James Brazel and Roger Thorne
The Chester Valley Trail: From Rail to Trail – Tim Lander
Perspectives on the Old Covered Wagon Inn – Mike Bertram, John O. Senior, Heidi Sproat
The Winter of 2013–2014 – Bill Marshall
Record-breaking winter storm of February 2014: A first-person account – Duane Malm
George Washington Fished Here – Richard E. Kurtz
In Memoriam: Mary Robertson Ives, Bob Tickner, and John & Ann Hanft
Notes & Comments:
Big Changes in Chesterbrook – John. O. Senior
50 Years at Tredyffrin Public Library – John. O. Senior
Dedication of Historic Marker for the Devon Horse Show – John. O. Senior
Update on Westover Park, Scene of the 1930 Devon Fireworks Explosion – Heidi Sproat
An Old White Oak – C. Herbert Fry
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October 2015, Volume 52, Number 2
Music and Memories: The Story of the Maple Grove Inn – Penny L. Washington
A Beautiful Journey: The Life of the Main Line's Mildred Miller Burruss – Penny L. Washington
Changes at Valley Forge National Historical Park 2013 and Beyond
– Kate Hammond, edited by John O. Senior & Heidi Sproat
Recent Additions to the Image Collection Database – Heidi Sproat & John. O. Senior
Notes & Comments:
2015 Historic House Tour – John. O. Senior
Historic Knox Covered Bridge is damaged – Roger D. Thorne
Mummers visit the Devon Horse Show – John. O. Senior
2015 Members Excursion to St. David's Church – John. O. Senior
Society Activity at Tredyffrin Public Library – John. O. Senior
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Supplemental Web Content for this issue available here.

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April 2015, Volume 52, Number 1
2015 S. Paul Teamer Award Recipients – Roger Thorne & Heidi Sproat, edited by John O. Senior
Eating Locally in Colonial Tredyffrin and Easttown – Clarissa Dillon, Ph.D.
The Architecture of Culver & Rogers in Tredyffrin and Easttown – Greg Prichard
J. Alden Mason: Our Link with Ancient Panama Gold – Cheryl Leibold
Notes & Comments:
New Chesterbrook Farm Photographs Published – Cheryl Leibold
First Pennsylvania Ballet Performance in a Paoli Horse Pasture – Heidi Sproat
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December 2014, Volume 51, Numbers 3 & 4 — Table of Contents
– Special Edition Full-Color Double Issue
The Changing Face of Berwyn – Roger D. Thorne
Notes & Comments

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July 2014, Volume 51, Number 2 — Table of Contents
TEHS Archives and Special Collections: A Look at the Gifts Received in 2013 – Cheryl Leibold
Photographs of Tredyffrin and Easttown Estates from William Morrison – Gretchen Kiernan
History of St. John's Presbyterian Church, Devon, Pennsylvania, 1893–2013 – Eva Davies Noll with Barbara McConnell, Nancy Kimmons, & John O. Senior
In Memoriam: Eva Davies Noll
The Chester Valley Trail in Tredyffrin Township – Stephen Dittmann
Then and Now: Cassatt Avenue in Berwyn – Roger Thorne and Herb Fry
Notes & Comments

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April 2014, Volume 51, Number 1
Strafford Station at the Centennial: Fact or Fiction? – Greg Prichard
Early History of Paoli – Mike Bertram
Henry Fox and the Fox Inn in Easttown – Mike Bertram
The Baptist Union School – Mike Bertram
Early African American Burials in 19th Century Valley Friends Meeting Burial Grounds – Patricia J. Henry
With Respect to Women – Clarissa F. Dillon
The Connection between the Development of Psychoanalysis and Daylesford – Mike Bertram
Then and Now: Canal Collector’s Office at Paoli – Roger Thorne and Herb Fry
Notes & Comments

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December 2013, Volume 50, Number 4
The Diamond Rock Octagonal Schoolhouse – Susanna Baum
The Berwyn Ice Plant – Frances Pane Kauffman
TEHS Archives and Special Collections: A Look at the Gifts Received in 2012 – Cheryl Leibold & J. Michael Morrison
Daniel Smith Newhall
Society Meetings in 2013 – James Brazel and John O. Senior
Notes & Comments
Index to Volume 50

Errata: on pages 130 and 138, Gene Williams should be listed as former manager of Easttown Township, and not as a former Tredyffrin Township supervisor.

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October 2013, Volume 50, Number 3
Then and Now: The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair – John O. Senior
The First 117 Years of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair – Richard E. Kurtz
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair: An Illustrated Time Line – Bobbi Cowley, edited by John O. Senior
From the Brink: Recovering a Photo Collection – Roger D. Thorne
Working Together: Recent Collaborative Activities with DHSCF – John O. Senior
Promoting Chesterbrook Farm in the Early Twentieth-Century – Cheryl Leibold
Notes & Comments

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June 2013, Volume 50, Number 2
Then and Now: Northwestern Tredyffrin Township – John O. Senior
An Archaeological Investigation of the Joseph Lewis Site – Cultural Heritage Research Services, Inc.
Book Review: Trinity Remembers... – Richard E. Kurtz with an introduction by Roger D. Thorne
Notes & Comments
Index to Volume 49

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March 2013, Volume 50, Number 1
Phillis and Slavery in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania – Patricia Henry
Hugh Steen, Serial Entrepreneur of Tredyffrin – Mike Bertram
The Black Bear Inn – Mike Bertram
Notes & Comments

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December 2012, Volume 49, Number 4
When the Cold War Cast Its Shadow upon the Great Valley:
The Paoli/Valley Forge Nike Missile Base, 1954-1964
– Roger Thorne
Notes & Comments

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September 2012, Volume 49, Number 3
The Three Cassatts – Cheryl Leibold
The Davis-Armstrong-Sparks Map – Mike Bertram
George Washington's GIS System – Sean Moir
Early Girl Scouting in the East District – Jean Harlow
Devon Ladies Accused of Smuggling – Richard E. Kurtz
Notes & Comments
Index to Volume 48

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July 2012, Volume 49, Number 1 & 2 — Table of Contents
– Special Double Issue
A Tour of the Generals’ Quarters – Mike Bertram and Tim Lander
Notes & Comments

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December 2011, Volume 48, Number 4
A New Roof for an Old Barn – Tim Lander
Revolutionary Reparations – Mike Bertram
When I Decided to Join the Tredyffrin Easttown History Club – Jim Brazel
The New TEHS Logo Has Early Origins – J. Michael Morrison
Then... and Now: Diamond Rock Schoolhouse
2012 S. Paul Teamer Awards
Index to Volume 47

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September 2011, Volume 48, Number 3
Crum Creek Valley – Richard E. Kurtz
Toward Valley Forge – From the Pennsylvania Gazette
The Valley Forge Asbestos Insulation Works – Peter Segal and Mike Bertram
Trinity Presbyterian Church 150th Anniversary

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June 2011, Volume 48, Number 2
Limestone Quarries and Iron Mines of the Eastern Great Valley – Ronald A. Sloto
Lucy Sampson: Berwyn Photographer – Mike Bertram & Tim Lander
Notes & Comments

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March 2011, Volume 48, Number 1
When German Prisoners of War Passed Through Paoli – Roger D. Thorne

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December 2010, Volume 47, Number 4
A Pictorial Record of Great Valley Presbyterian Church – Edited by Roger D. Thorne
Tredyffrin in 1710 – Mike Bertram
Centennial Celebration of Paoli Library, 2010 – Steve Dittmann
Thomson Lodge No. 340 Celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary – Richard E. Kurtz
Paoli Fire Company: The First 101 Years – Bruce E. Mapes
Colonial Springs Revisited – Mike Bertram
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Bottling Plant at Colonial Springs

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October 2010, Volume 47, Number 3
The Schuylkill River Heritage Center: The Rebirth of the Phoenix Steel Foundry – Barbara Cohen
Loyalty in Revolutionary Pennsylvania – Clarissa F. Dillon
The Bottling Plant at Colonial Springs – Mike Bertram
Then... and Now: Main Line Airport/Great Valley Corporate Center
Notes & Comments

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July 2010, Volume 47, Number 2
Big Ideas in Small Buildings: The Residential Architecture of R. Brognard Okie – James B. Garrison
The Commemoration of the “School Fight” – Roger D. Thorne, Dr. Rich Brake
Coming Out of the Closet: The TEHS Archive Relocation – Kathy King and Mike Bertram
The First European Settlers in the Great Valley? – Mike Bertram
Then... and Now: St. Peter’s Church and the Warner Quarry
Notes & Comments

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March 2010, Volume 47, Number 1
The Forgotten Statesman: Philander Knox and the Politics of the Early 1900s – Mike Bertram
When the Legendary Burlington Zephyr Passed Through Paoli – Roger D. Thorne
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Old Tredyffrin Township Building

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Fall 2009, Volume 46, Number 4
The Church Road Cabin of Tredyffrin Township – Roger D. Thorne
The James White House – Mike Bertram
Ponemah: Land of the Hereafter – Bob Goshorn (Reprinted from Vol. 25, No. 1)
The 1724 Road Plan – Mike Bertram
Fifth Tredyffrin Historic House Tour – Pattye Benson
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Carr School
Index to Volume 46
Supplemental Web Content (corrected Index) for this issue available here.

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Summer 2009, Volume 46, Number 3
Twenty Years of Active Politics on the Upper Main Line – Earl Baker
Politics, Politics, What Fun! – Grace Winthrop (Reprinted from October 1980)
General Varnum’s Quarters, Valley Forge National Historical Park – Mike Bertram
The Cilley Shop – Mary Robertson Ives
Provincial Tax Minutes, 1756-1778 – Mike Bertram
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Paoli Chapel

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Spring 2009, Volume 46, Number 2
The Montgomery Enigma – Roger D. Thorne
Washington’s Great Challenge: Arming the Continental Army in 1777 – Scott P. Houting
Down Memory Lane with Bertha Golder Kirkner – Compiled by Frances H. Ligget
Burying Grounds of East Whiteland’s Malin Family – K. Varden Leasa
Eighteenth Century Housewifery – Clarissa F. Dillon, Ph.D.
Notes & Comments
Book Review
Then... and Now: Berwyn Train Station

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Winter 2009, Volume 46, Number 1
Utley Wedge—Paoli’s Prolific Inventor – Richard Kurtz
First Seven Miles of the Horse-Shoe Trail – Mildred F. Bradley
Secret Government Research on the Upper Main Line:
 Processing Lithium and Zirconium at the Foote Mineral Company
– Richard Kurtz
How Colonial is Colonial Religious Architecture? – Seth Hinshaw
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Paoli Bank Expansion

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Fall 2008, Volume 45, Number 4
From Birth to Breeching: Childhood in the World of William Penn – Clarissa F. Dillon, Ph.D.
Christmas Cards by Sue Andrews
21 M to P: A Milestone Event – K. Varden Leasa and D. Lowell Nissley
Life in the Chester Valley: Reminiscences of Edward H. TenBroeck
Notes & Comments
Book Review — Two Titles by D. Lowell Nissley
Then... and Now: Our Lady of the Assumption
Index to Volume 45

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Summer 2008, Volume 45, Number 3
The Old Roads of Tredyffrin – Mike Bertram
Brackbill Farm Markets – K. Varden Leasa
Tredyffrin Historic House Tour – Pattye Benson
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: Valley Forge Road and Mount Joy

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Spring 2008, Volume 45, Number 2
A Great Valley Legend Examined:
 Where Did Washington Really Sleep on September 15, 1777?
– K. Varden Leasa
The Way We Were: Oral Histories from Our Community
Book Review: Eyewitness to the Settlement of the West: Jacob Wright Harlan’s California 1846-1888
Notes & Comments
Then... and Now: The Mount Joy Observation Tower
Supplemental Web Content (corrected map for p.59) for this issue available here.

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Winter 2008, Volume 45, Number 1
The Last Days of William Wolfe: Commemoration for the Fallen September 7, 2007 – Sean Moir
“We Scrapples”: From the Memoirs of Molly TenBroek – Craig TenBroek
The Creation of a Tricentennial Celebration – Pattye Benson and Judy DiFilippo
The Berwyn Fire Company & Peacock Rescue Society – Bob Goshorn
Then... and Now: Great Valley Presbyterian Church Carriage Sheds
Supplemental Web Content for this issue available here.

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Fall 2007, Volume 44, Number 4
– Special Issue: A History of the Society and its Publication 1937-2007
Tredyffrin Easttown Historical Society: A Short Look at a Long History – C. Herbert Fry
“Club Members Remember”: A List of Features – J. B. Post
70 Years of Publishing the Quarterly – Joyce A. Post
7 Decades of Maps: 1937-2007 – J. B. Post
Annual Indexes to Volume 44, 2007

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Summer 2007, Volume 44, Number 3
The Importance of the Paoli Massacre – Philip Gibson (Kirkner Essay Contest Winner)
The Ryan Connection: The Relationship between the Main Line Airport, Paoli, Pennsylvania
 and Ryan Aeronautical Corporation, San Diego, California
– Roger D. Thorne
“We Scrapples: Philadelphia’s Main Line as it Really Was!” – book review
The Yohn Farm in Chesterbrook – Mike Bertram
The Shoe Makers Shoe Maker: The Quici Family of Berwyn – Bill Bellew
The Men’s Garden Club of Berwyn – excerpt from April 1956 Quarterly
Pursuing a Local Automotive Mystery: Edwards Garage – Roger D. Thorne
Then...& Now: Devon Boulevard, Devon

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Winter/Spring 2007. Volume 44, Numbers 1 and 2 (double issue)
– Special double issue celebrating the 300th Anniversary of Tredyffrin Township
The History of Tredyffrin Township 1707 – 2007 – Mike Bertram, editor

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Fall 2006, Volume 43, Number 4
The Blue Ball Inn of Tredyffrin Township – Caroline Hager (Kirkner Essay Contest Winner)
The Plank Family and Plank Avenue of Paoli – Gerald Schneider, Bonnie Haughey, Joyce A. Post
Scenes Along the Chester Valley Railroad in Tredyffrin – James Brazel
Sand, Railways and Movies: The Bean Family Business – Mike Bertram
Then...& Now: Wynburne Inn, Berwyn
Annual Indexes to volume 43, 2006

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Summer 2006, Volume 43, Number 3
Valley Forge Music Fair – Joyce A. Post
General Washington’s Housekeeper – Nancy K. Loane
The Excavations at Valley Forge Station – Mike Bertram
An Old Road and a Dig: Discovering the History of a House in the Valley – Joyce A. Post
Selected Notes from Township Supervisors’ Minutes – Jolene Buffman, compiler
Then...& Now: Surrey Services for Seniors

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Spring 2006, Volume 43, Number 2
Private Schools in Easttown Township, 1865 – 1965 – C. Herbert Fry
Thomas Jones, Colonial Farmer and Carpenter – Mike Bertram
Real Colonial Women Don’t Weave Cloth – Kathy King
James B. Matthews, Matthews Ford, Matthews Family – Joyce A. Post and C. Herbert Fry
Then...& Now: Warren Shops, Malvern

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Winter 2006, Volume 43, Number 1
Citizens to Save Valley Forge – Robert Toland, Jr.
Great Valley Area Limestone Quarries, Part 3, Valley Forge and Port Kennedy – Joyce A. Post
Evolution of Chester County Architecture – Seth Hinshaw
Then...& Now: Lancaster Turnpike and Howellville Road, Berwyn

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Fall 2005, Volume 42, Number 4
Yellow Springs Road in Valley Forge National Park: A History – Mike Bertram
Growing Up on Yellow Springs Road: Reminiscences – Craig A. TenBroeck
Great Valley Area Limestone Quarries, Part 2, Cedar Hollow – Joyce A. Post
Teamer Field Renovation, Conestoga High School – Joyce A. Post
Then...& Now: Curry’s Store, Cedar Hollow

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Summer 2005, Volume 42, Number 3
Vassar Show Houses in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships, 1967 – 2005 – C. Herbert Fry
Mapping the Main Line – Andrew H. Amsterdam
Great Valley Area Limestone Quarries, Part 1, Howellville – Joyce A. Post
Then...& Now: Berwyn Fire Company Fair

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Spring 2005, Volume 42, Number 2
The Pennsylvania Railroad During World War II – Carl Landeck and Roger D. Thorne
Reverend William Currie, 1710 – 1803 – Mike Bertram
The Mailman’s Party – Molly TenBroeck
Then...& Now: Howellville Road

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Winter 2005, Volume 42, Number 1
Segregation on the Main Line: The “School Fight” of 1932–34 – Roger D. Thorne
The Story of Two Main Line Aviators: Matthew Corbin and Charles Anderson – Roger D. Thorne
Why the Phoenixville, Valley Forge and Strafford Railway Never Reached Strafford – Mike Bertram
A. Edward Newton and Oak Knoll – J. B. Post
Then...& Now: USMC Camp Fuller, Paoli

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Fall 2004, Volume 41, Number 4
Elda Farm: History and Recollections – Conrad Wilson
Memories of Elda Farm – William F. Wilson
A Local Band of Brothers: The 97th Pennsylvania Infantry During the Civil War – Roger Arthur
Devereux in Easttown and Tredyffrin Townships – J. B. Post
Then...& Now: General Jackson Inn, Paoli

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Summer 2004, Volume 41, Number 3
Water and Fire: The Rise and Fall of Valley Forge Industry – Mike Bertram
A Brief Historical Overview of Valley Forge Industry – Sue Andrews
Early Photographs of Valley Forge – Joyce A. Post
Three Pre-Revolutionary War Houses with a Family Connection – Nancy Pusey
The Practice of Domestic Medicine During the Colonial Period – L. G. Eichner, M.D.
Then...& Now: Paoli Railroad Station

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Spring 2004, Volume 41, Number 2
The British Encampment in Tredyffrin, September 1777 – Thomas J. McGuire
Blacksmiths: Images Through the Ages – Kelly Smyth
Tally Ho: A Tale of a Thanksgiving Day Chester Valley Hunt – William L. Nassau III
Then...& Now: North Berwyn School

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Winter 2004, Volume 41, Number 1
A History of Devon – C. Herbert Fry
Devon Dramatic Association: The Belgian Consul General and His Family – Paul Hagemans
The Military Practice of Medicine During the Revolutionary War – L. G. Eichner, M.D
Strafford Village – Stephan C. Schifter
Then...& Now: Blue Ball Inn (Second)


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