2018 Annual Picnic
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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: Solebury
Interviewee: George Carlson Date of birth: December 14, 1921 Interviewer: Albert Zimmerman and Lance Metz Interview date: 1996 Interview location: Carlson home, Warminster, PA Interview length: approximately 35 minutes Time span discussed: 1920 to 1935 Summary: George gave a … Continue reading
Interviewee: John Touhey Date of birth: July 4, 1941/74 Interviewer: Donneta Crane Interview date: June 14, 2016 Interview location: STHS’s one-room schoolhouse Interview length: 25 minutes Time span discussed: 1990s to 2006 Summary: John Touhey was instrumental in reviving the … Continue reading
Interviewee: Elaine Marie Crooks Interviewer: Donneta Crane Interview date: June 3, 2016 Interview location: Solebury’s one room schoolhouse Interview length: 20 minutes Time span discussed: 1980 to 1987 Summary: As an original STHS Board member, Elaine recounts the beginning of … Continue reading
Interviewee: Margaret Mullen Root Date of birth/age at interview: August 28, 1910/about 77 Interviewer: Joan Stack Interview date: about 1987 Interview location: Conti’s Cross Keys Restaurant Interview length: 26 minutes Time span discussed: 1926 to 1987 Summary: Maggie talks to … Continue reading
Interviewee: Will Rivinus Date of birth: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: September 3, 2015 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 21 minutes Time span discussed: 1950s to 2015 Summary: Will discusses his book A Complete Guide to the Delaware … Continue reading
Interviewees: Richard Magill and Eleanor Price Date of birth/age at interview: Dick Magill—June 25, 1917/90, Eleanor Price—May 7, 1918/89 Interviewer: Gary Granzow Interview date: Dec. 11, 2007 Interview location: Carversville Christian Church Interview length: 46 minutes Time span discussed: 1930s … Continue reading
Interviewee: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/69 Interviewer: Kate Renninger Interview date: August 17, 1976 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 1 hour, 2 minutes Time span discussed: 1920s through 1976 Summary: Lester, a long term reporter … Continue reading
Interviewee: Lester Trauch Date of birth/age at interview: August 26, 1906/70 Interviewer: Florence Schaffhausen, unknown woman Interview date: September 15, 1976 Interview location: unknown, possibly the newspaper offices Interview length: 1 hour, 1 minute Time span discussed: 1930 to 1978 … Continue reading
Interviewee: Erika Oeschler Luitweiler Date of birth: 1925 Interviewer: unknown Interview date: circa 1978 Interview location: unknown Interview length: 27 minutes Time span discussed: 1930 until 1978 Summary: Erika was a New Hope-Solebury art education teacher who turned her hand to … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Will Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: December 9, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 53 minutes Time span discussed: Revolution Era until 2014 Summary: Will leads us on a … Continue reading