Archive for May 26th, 2011

Gerald Montaigne Jr. of Kennett Square

Gerald Montaigne Jr. of Kennett Square, died on May 24. He was 89. Mr. Montaigne was born on Aug. 29, 1921 in Woodstown, N.J. He was the son of Gerald Montaigne, financial secretary to Pierre S. du Pont, and Hilda Dickeson Montaigne. He graduated from the Tower Hill School in Wilmington and attended the University of Virginia before entering the U.S. Army in 1943. He ...

 
 

Beatrice T. Dannenhauer of West Grove

Beatrice T. Dannenhauer, 95, of West Grove, died Tuesday, May 24, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of William A. Dannenhauer II, who died in 1985, and with whom she shared over 45 years of marriage. Born in Nanticoke, and grew up in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Naomi Warren Thomas. She was a member of the New London ...

 

Battlefield park a possible hub for national landmark

The Brandywine Battlefield Park in Chadds Ford Township could become a hub for the entire Brandywine Battlefield Landmark. The park was not the primary area of discussion during a meeting of the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force, but Barbara Franco, executive director of the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission, made the comment in an interview after the ...