Old Carversville Road History and Nature Walk
Join us…To experience the cicada’s chorusing in the trees while exploring this very special road. Sunday, June 13th at 10:00 AM. Meet and park at Tinsman Bros. Lumberyard, 6632 Old Carversville Road, Lumberville, PA 18933 Wear comfortable shoes and bug spray for this 2 mile stroll. The walk is free. Donations are appreciated. Click here for more information.
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Category Archives: Oral History
Name of speaker: W. Julian Parton Date of birth: 1917/37 Topic: plan to save the Lehigh Navigation Coal Company Date of speech: June 1954 Speech location: unknown (radio address) Speech length: 9 minutes Time span discussed: 1954 Summary: The final … 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 Harven Date of birth/age at interview: February 25, 1921/72 Interviewer: Lance Metz Interview date: June 11, 1993 Interview location: Landsford, Pa. Interview length: 1 hour, 21 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1950s Summary: George Harven … 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
Name of interviewee: Chester Lear Date of birth/age at interview: October 17, 1894/86 Interviewer: unknown Interview date: March 19, 1981 Interview location: Yardley Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1800s to 1932 Summary: A whimsical talk by Chester Lear … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Anna Kirkbride Shaudys Date of birth/age at interview: 1905/88 Interviewer: Lance Metz, Mr. Ferman Interview date: December 7, 1993 Interview location: Shaudys home, Washington Crossing, PA Interview length: 28 minutes Time span discussed: 1905 to 1993 Summary: … Continue reading