Photo of the Week: The Old Mill’s Stream

A stream runs past an old hydroelectric mill on Fairville Road. Built by the General Electric Co. in 1919, the generator at the mill provided electricity for the Dawson Family home in post-WWI Pennsbury Township. By the 1930s, though, the generator was no longer needed.

 

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About Rich Schwartzman

Rich Schwartzman has been reporting on events in the greater Chadds Ford area since September 2001 when he became the founding editor of The Chadds Ford Post. In April 2009 he became managing editor of ChaddsFordLive. He is also an award-winning photographer.

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