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Looking Beyond the Walls

When one Marcus Hook resident starting looking beyond the floors and walls of his home what he found was remarkable.  Michael Manerchia, started by finding broken bits of a plate under the flooring of his home he was in the

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Repair, Restore & Reinvent

Mike Biddison and Andy Gustine of Native Woods located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania are supporting a culture of repair, restoration and reinvention.  An article posted on Daily Local (, covers their philosophy and techniques for preserving older buildings by using traditional

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2015 The Year of the Pennsylvania Barn

Pennsylvania legislature has declared 2015 the year of the Pennsylvania Barn!  What does this mean? It is to raise awareness among barn owners and community residents and create a boost in the preservation movement.  Read the article below to learn

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Attention Golf Fans

After yesterday’s win by Jordan Spieth at the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, check out these four U.S. golf courses that are National Historic Landmarks and one is sitting in Tredyffrin’s backyard. In terms of making history, Spieth made

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Preservation in Charleston & Savannah

Check out the recent coverage from CBS News on how Charleston and Savannah both 200 year old cities deal with historic preservation.  A great quote from Charleston Mayor Joe Riley highlights the importance of preservation in a city while also

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National Historic Preservation Month

May is National Preservation month, in honor of celebration and creating more awareness for preservation the Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust invites you to visit our website regularly to see what lectures and events we have coming up and learn more

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10th Annual Historic House Tour Poster

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Get a Taste for History at Nudy’s Cafe

Contact:  Pattye Benson (610) 644-6759 e-mail: Nudy’s Café Supports Living History Center at Duportail  With Special Promotion at All Seven Locations TREDYFFRIN, PA— From now until mid-June, Nudy’s Cafés across Chester County are generously donating a percentage of the

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Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust Hosts Lecture on Wyeth Landmark Properties

Contact Pattye Benson 610-644-6759 Legacies and Landmarks of the Wyeths in Our Backyard Wednesday, May 21, 7pm, Duportail House, Chesterbrook, PA  TREDYFFRIN, PA—The Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust will hold its second spring lecture at 7 pm on Wednesday, May 21,

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Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust Hosts Spring Lecture Series

Contact: Pattye Benson (610) 644-6759 Author Jim Garrison to Present Lecture on The Stone Houses  of R. Brognard Okie Wednesday, April 23, 7 pm at Jenkins Arboretum TREDYFFRIN, PA—The Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust launches its spring lecture series with an

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