Mapping manholes and historic sites

Chadds Ford Township supervisors received an update on a mapping project that pinpoints historic sites, manholes and storm sewers in the township. The work is the project of Jonathan Sharp, a Chadds Ford resident doing an internship for the township. Sharp made his presentation during the Aug. 14 supervisors’ meeting. He said he’s using GIS, or Graphic Information System mapping, with Google Earth with the…

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Around Town Aug 15

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The Gilpin House at the Brandywine Battlefield Park is getting some needed repairs. According to Andrew Outten, the park’s director of education and museum services, the house is getting a new roof and siding. He said the Ring House, on the other side of the park, will also have work done.

• It’s Longwood Gardens’ pop-up Luminary Nights this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening. Thousands of luminaries adorn the Cow Lot and along the Large Lake, creating a series of concentric arcs that transition from subtle gold to luminous white. Stroll the Gardens, enjoy live music and alfresco dining in the Beer Garden, and experience an Illuminated Fountain Performance at 9:15 pm each evening. Thirsting for more?…

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