Archive for November 21st, 2023

George Benjamin Hughes of Landenberg

George Benjamin Hughes, 83, died Monday, Nov. 13, at his home in Landenberg. Born Feb. 12, 1940, in Dover, George was the son of the late Clifford Tilden Hughes and Mary (Johnson) Hughes. He graduated from Greensboro High School in 1958 and then enlisted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged after serving for two years. Upon his return from the ...


U-CF approves prelim budget

As anticipated, the Unionville Chadds Ford School Board approved a preliminary budget and the replacement of a wastewater treatment plant at Chadds Ford Elementary School. Director Rashi Akki said the plant was built in 1964 and had a life expectancy of 40 years but it “outlived its life by 20 years, but it’s not meeting the specifications required by DEP [Department ...


Photo of the Week: By the Fire

Chadds Ford Historical Society volunteers relax by a campfire outside the Barns-Brinton House during a volunteer appreciation night.