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February 2019

“The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age ” — a talk by author Patrick Parr

February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Delaware County Historical Society, 408 Avenue of the States
Chester, PA 19013
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Did you know Dr. King lived locally and attended Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, PA? Author Patrick Parr will speak at the Delaware County Historical Society about his book that focuses on that three-year period of the civil rights leader's life. RSVP to 610.359.0832 or dchs.pa@gmail.com

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Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Media Fellowship House, 302 South Jackson Street
Media, PA 19063 United States
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The Black Poer Mixtape 1967-1975 cover

2011 documentary from Sweden, presented by Media Fellowship House as part of its Film Speaks series.

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“That’s What I Do: I Drink and I Know Things” Benjamin Franklin

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Delaware County Institute of Science, 11 Veterans Square
Media, PA 19063
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Mike Kochan of Franklin Experiments

Ben Franklin impersonator Michael Kochan of Franklin Experiments delivers this month's lecture in the Delaware County Institute of Science's Second Monday Lecture Series.

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March 2019

Underground Railroad Program at NSHS

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newtown Square Historical Society, 209 Bishop Hollow Rd
Newtown Square, 19073
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Newtown Square Historical Society presents Delaware County historian Nancy Webster, speaking on the Underground Railroad in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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“Charles Schoen, Rose Valley’s Unlikely Financial Angel”

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society, 41 Rose Valley Road
Rose Valley, PA 19063
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Learn about the development of Rose Valley in the early 20th century at this lecture presented by the Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society. Geoff Shepard is guest speaker for the event. Light refreshments follow. Admission is $20 ($15 for members). Registration requested.

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Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: Techniques for Working with Historical Textiles

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$35

This historical textiles workshop is quite a distance from Media (1-1/2 to 2 hours each way), but at least one of our members is planning to attend and will offer a ride to interested parties. Led by conservation sewing experts at the Sigal Museum in Easton, the workshop includes demonstrations and hands-on practice of specific techniques. Specialty items and fabric packets will be provided for practice. Please bring your own sewing kit. 9:00-9:30 – Registration and coffee9:30-10:00 – Introduction10:00-11:00 –…

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April 2019

Historic Timeline at Colonial Plantation

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, 3900 North Sandy Flash Dr
Newtown Square, PA 19073
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Visit Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, 2019, to "meet our earliest settlers, chat with members of the Revolutionary generation, time travel to the Civil War, First and Second World War, and more." Open both days: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Historic Timeline at Colonial Plantation

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, 3900 North Sandy Flash Dr
Newtown Square, PA 19073
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Visit Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, 2019, to "meet our earliest settlers, chat with members of the Revolutionary generation, time travel to the Civil War, First and Second World War, and more." Open both days: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Let the Fire Burn, Film Screening and Discussion

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Pendle Hill, 338 Plush Mill Rd
Wallingford, Pennsylvania 19086 United States
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Pendle Hill, in partnership with Penn State Brandywine, is screening Jason Osder’s documentary about the MOVE bombing in the City of Philadelphia in 1985. Dr. Pauline Guerin and Ulysses Slaughter will co-facilitate group discussions at various segments of the film. Free and open to the public, but please register using the link below.

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