Archive for April 2nd, 2016

From font of conflict to source of serenity

The Chandler Mill Nature Preserve and Interpretive Nature Center will be located at the base of the historic Chandler Mill Bridge in Kennett Township.

For more than a decade, the Chandler Mill Bridge, a historic, one-lane, stone and steel structure that spans a gently gurgling waterway, was awash in conflict – a dramatic contrast to its bucolic surroundings. Deeming it unsafe, Chester County, which owned it, made plans to raze the 1910 span. But preservationists, who fought to add it to the National Register of ...

 
 

CFHS invites public to imbibe for good cause

History fans will have the opportunity to step up to the bar with the knowledge that they are supporting their passion on Tuesday, April 5. The Chadds Ford Historical Society is repeating its guest bartending fundraiser – an event that made a successful debut last year – at the BBC Tavern & Grill from 6 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to join a host of ...

 

Paintings from Scaife bequest on view at BRM

A superb selection of paintings given by Richard M. Scaife will go on view at the Brandywine River Museum of Art this spring. These works add significant depth to the museum’s holdings of American landscape painting and introduce the Hudson River School and American impressionist traditions. Many of the 25 paintings in the exhibition are by renowned artists that are ...