Abolition Hall arguments not all accurate: A relative says costly maintenance and taxes led to need to sell

Opinion | September 12th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Roy Wilson Our historic Abolition Hall property in Plymouth Meeting has been the focus of much commentary, not all of it accurate. My wife, a descendant of the abolitionist Corson family, and I have lived here and maintained the property since the early 1980s, as one-third owners along with Ann’s two siblings. Our property […]

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Sept. 9 Clover Market canceled

News | September 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Due to rain, the scheduled Clover Market for Sunday, Sept. 9, has been canceled. In a post on the market’s website, organizers had the following to say: After carefully reviewing all of the available forecast models and personally consulting with numerous meteorologists including the National Weather Service and the Eastern PA Weather Authority, we have […]

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Germantown Colored Girl Museum founder to appear at Wagner Institute

Arts | September 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

On September 13 at the Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia Contemporary and the Wagner will present the first event of their new collaborative series, Museums of the 21st Century. The Wagner’s 19th-century lecture hall will host a public conversation between Ghanaian writer, art historian, and filmmaker Nana Oforiatta Ayim and Philadelphia artist, writer, and museum […]

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Abolition Hall advocacy group seeks donations

Opinion | September 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sydelle Zove, Friends of Abolition Hall The grassroots fight for a better plan for the historic Corson homestead at Butler and Germantown Pikes in the Village of Plymouth Meeting has been costly, but a group of generous supporters will match every donation, dollar-for-dollar, up to $3,500, to help defray legal bills. Preservation Pennsylvania, a […]

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McCain’s death a loss for leadership

Opinion | September 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Because everything today is cause for political dispute, the death of Senator John McCain on August 25 was as much a flashpoint for controversy as it was a time to take stock of a man who served his country for decades. A focal point was the late senator’s icy relationship with our current President. McCain […]

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