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Perfect for Holiday Gift-Giving

Hot off the presses – a new reprint of A Brief History of Nether Providence, first published in 2010.

Pick up a copy (or two) at Furness Library, the Leiper House, or the Township Building.

At only $10, it makes a great stocking-stuffer or a thoughtful and unique hostess gift.

The Battle of Gettysburg

GettysburgAs the 150th anniversary of the Battle approaches, the Society will present a lively lecture and discussion on the battle that ended Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North.

Local Civil War buff and Gettysburg College alum, George Albany counts among his ancestors a soldier who was on the battlefield. Fought July 1st through 3rd, 1863, the battle of Gettysburg had the largest number of casualties in the Civil War and is considered to be  the war’s turning point.

Join us Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00 pm at The Helen Kate Furness Free Library at 100 N. Providence Road in Wallingford. The program is free and open to the public. Bring a friend!

A Brief History of Nether Providence

Announcing…A Brief History of Nether Providence
A Brief History of Nether ProvidenceCompiled by Merv Harris and published by the Nether Providence Historical Society, the book traces the history of Nether Providence from its pre-colonial days, through its transition from farming community to suburb.

Join us for the book’s release on Monday, November 29th at 7:00 pm at the Helen Kate Furness Free Library.

Books will be available for purchase and Merv will be on hand to sign your copy.
If you can’t make it to the event, the books will be on sale at Furness Library and at Nether Providence Township Building.

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