Category Archives: Historic Commission

Community Day: September 15, 2018

Warwick County Park will host the annual Community Day in partnership with East Nantmeal, South Coventry, and Warwick Townships, along with the Chester County Board of Commissioners and Friends of Warwick Park, Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM
to 2:00 PM.

Come discover activities, services, and organizations you may not realize exist “in your own backyard.” Designed as a fun-filled, interactive, and educational day, this event offers opportunities to learn, play, and explore. Activities will included pony rides, archery demonstrations, rock wall climbing, animals on exhibit, nature talks, music, kids’ area, fire company equipment tours, wagon rides and more!

Friends of Warwick Park will have food available for purchase
Location:
Warwick County Park
191 County Park Rd.
Pottstown, PA 19465
Park Phone: 610-469-1916

For additional information see the Warwick Community Day Flyer

Chester County Barns: April 17, 2018

East Nantmeal Historical Commission’s Spring Speaker Program News

Chester County Barns: Exploring Structural Origins,Development, and Traits
presented by Seth Hinshaw, Senior Historian, RGA, Inc.
Tuesday, April 17, 7:00PM at the Township Building

 

Historian Seth Hinshaw will cover the types of barns built in Chester County over the past three centuries. He will examine the earliest barns in the area, based on European barns, and show how changes in technology, crops, and livestock influenced later barn design. Finally, Mr. Hinshaw will outline which features can help provide an educated estimate on the age of any given barn. The HC plans to include info about some local barns listed on the Township’s Historic Resource Survey.

Seth Hinshaw is Senior Historian with RGA, Inc., a cultural resource management firm based in Cranberry, New Jersey. He has contributed to ten nominations for buildings or districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Nantmeal Village Historic District in East Nantmeal Township. He has served on project teams conducting historic resource surveys, historic resource impact studies, and historic structure reports.

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