George L. Anderson, 86, of West Grove

George L. Anderson, 86, of West Grove, died Tuesday, May 10, after a sudden three-week decline. George was the husband of Barbara Massey Anderson, who died in 2007, a few months after celebrating their 50th anniversary. George was born in West Chester, the son of the late Lawrence Anderson and Frances Anderson Crossan. At age 6 he joined his older twin brothers at Girard College,…

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Thomas W. Nields of Wilmington

Thomas W. Nields, 65, of Wilmington, died Tuesday, May 10, at his residence. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Walter Nields and the late Elizabeth Vogel Nields. He was a retired dump truck driver last working for Technivate in Avondale. Thomas enjoyed landscaping, driving his dump truck, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and being with his family and friends. He…

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Historical marker unveiled

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History lovers unveil the new sign at the Barns-Brinton House.

History lovers dedicated a new historical marker at the Barns-Brinton house in Pennsbury Township on Thursday afternoon. The building is owned and maintained by the Chadds Ford Historical Society. CFHS President Randell Spackman said the interpretive signage is key to “getting history right.” He added that getting it right takes time. Spackman also gave a brief history lesson on the battle, saying Knyphausen’s Feint at…

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