The Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Supper
Sunday, November 11th 4:30-7:30 pm at River Cat Cafe, 142 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938. Metered parking available behind the restaurant.
The schoolhouse will be closed to visitors on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
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Thank You!Thank you to all PERFECT PAIRINGS sponsors (click here for a list) and participants at our fun and successful fundraiser on October 14th!Several members have asked for more details about the Chef. Chadd Jenkins’ phone and email can be obtained by emailing the society with your details.We can’t thank Chadd enough for the fabulous food and the Burrell/Gatto family for the tasty wine selection: the heart of the event.
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Tag Archives: Delaware Canal
Interviewee: Irene Mikita (not Arlene Kieta, as the announcer mispronounced the name) Date of birth/age at interview: unknown Interviewer: Phyllis Kessel, radio announcer WJLK and WFPG, Asbury Park and Redbank, NJ Interview date: on or before June 13 and 14, … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: William Wentz Date of birth/age at interview: 1907/76 Interviewer: Lance Metz Interview date: February 7, 1984 Interview location: Wentz home, North Leighton, PA Interview length: 1 hour 3 minutes Time span discussed: 1916 to 1923 Summary: This … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Walter Purcell Date of birth/age at interview: September 3, 1902/83 Interviewer: Lance Metz Interview date: July 24, 1985 Interview location: National Canal Museum Interview length: 40 minutes Time span discussed: 1902 to 1915 Summary: Walter Purcell memories … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Walter David May Date of birth/age at interview: October 1896/75 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Leon Dreyer Interview date: unknown (possible mid 1970s) Interview location: Weissport, Pa. Interview length: 50 minutes Time span discussed: 1922 until 1940s Summary: Building … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Russell Greenzweig Date of birth/age at interview: 1902/68 Interviewer: C. P. “Bill” Yoder, founder of the Pennsylvania Canal Association Interview date: August 15, 1970 Interview location: Greenzweig home, Walnut Park, PA Interview length: 29 minutes Time span … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Ed. L. Walp Date of birth: about 1899/77 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Leon Dreyer Interview date: about 1975 Interview location: Weissport, PA Interview length: 39 minutes Time span discussed: 1919 until mid 1940’s Summary: Keeping the canals and … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Harry Warford, Jr. Date of birth/age at interview: 1914/70 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Howard Swope, Frank Swope Interview date: November 20, 1984 Interview location: Warford home, Trenton , NJ Interview length: 55 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 through … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Harry Leichliter Date of birth/age at interview: 1916/68 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Howard Swope Interview date: October 3, 1984 Interview location: Leichliter home Interview length: 43 minutes Time span discussed: 1916 to 1931 Summary: Harry, an Upper Black … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: George F. (Sparky) Cochran Date of birth/age at interview: unknown circa 1920/about 72 Interviewer: Lance Metz and Zip Zimmerman Interview date: December 22, 1992 Interview location: Cochran home Interview length: 15 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 to … Continue reading
Name of interviewees: Howard Swope, Leon Dreyer, Ed Dreyer, Lance Metz Dates of birth: unknown Interviewer: radio host William Miller Interview date: 1981 Interview location: radio studio Interview length: 40 minutes Time span discussed: 1913 to 1981 Summary: A radio … Continue reading