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Glen Mills

The old mills gave the area its name and its character. Workhorses in a pre-industrial age, the 19th-century “Glen Mills” churned out paper ideal for the printing of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes critical to the country’s financial stability in the wake of the Civil War. At the beginning of the previous century, the newly built Newlin Grist Mill drew its power from Chester Creek and transformed raw grain into edible foodstuff without harmful byproducts to foul the water. It was man harnessing nature, in the service of both.

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Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

A series of artisan workshops are unfolding through area-wide stores and cooking schools that’ll shape you into the ultimate holiday party-throwing host. Here’s where to go to become an...

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

The reality TV celeb and lauded interior designer will appear at the Thursday, Oct. 3 opening of the new Calico in Glen Mills. We caught up with the star to talk about his new book, design advice...

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Stylish décor adds zing to an 18th-century farmhouse in Delaware County.

Main Line Today Events

  • Chestnut Hil College Calendar of Events

    2014.09.02

  • Catholic Life Congress 2014 - Archdiocese of Philadelphia

    2014.11.01

    The Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites everyone to explore the beauty of their faith, to rediscover the joy of knowing Jesus Christ and to...

  • Face Value

    2014.10.06

    Nick Cassway, Mark Khaisman, and Steven Earl Weber approach portraiture, commodification, and social commentary through the manipulation of...

  • 5th Annual Trinity Berwyn 5K Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast

    2014.11.01

    Trinity Presbyterian Church of Berwyn is holding its 5th annual 5K Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9.00 AM....

  • Brandywine Harvest Market

    2014.09.20

    From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the courtyard of the Brandywine River...

  • Brandywine Harvest Market

    2014.11.01

      November 1 & 2, and 8 & 9 From honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in...

  • Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought

    2014.09.20

    Over his remarkable seven-decade career, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) created thousands of drawings in graphite and watercolor, a body of work that he...

  • Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

    2014.08.23

    The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, are the focus of...

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey

    2014.03.01

    Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Forty historically inspired...

  • Chocolate: The Exhibition

    2014.10.11

    Immerse yourself in a sumptuous world of chocolate and discover the captivating scientific and cultural history of one of the world’s favorite...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

    Award-winning Franklin Square is a family friendly play place located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia.

  • 38th Annual Mugė Lithuanian Festival

    2014.11.01

    Celebrate Lithuania’s rich cultural heritage at the 38th Annual Mugė Lithuanian Festival in Philadelphia! Enjoy two incredible days of live...

  • DETROIT

    2014.10.18

    By Lisa D’Amour A Pulitzer Prize finalist! Somewhere in the suburbs, Ben and Mary welcome into their lives the transient couple...

  • BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out Evening

    2014.10.04

    Did you know that a bull’s heart is five times larger than a human heart? That chickens can travel up to 9 miles an hour? Embark on an...

  • Arts & Christian Creativity

    2014.11.01

    Wayne Presbyterian Church is honored to host an event that recognizes the creativity and gifts of Christian artists, and will feature artists from...

  • Devereux Hope Gala

    2014.11.01

    Devereux Pennsylvania is proud to host its annual gala on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Vie. This event is held each year to raise funds which...

  • Brinton Lodge Haunted House

    2014.10.03

    Brinton Lodge Haunted House presents "Horror in Free Love Valley." As the spirits awaken, the legend grows! Experience a horrifying dreamscape...

  • Cabin Dogs with Butch Zito

    2014.11.01

    Cabin Dogs and Butch Zito perform LIVE at Burlap and Bean, the area's premier live music venue. 

  • Cabin Dogs and Butch Zito perform LIVE at Burlap and Bean

    2014.11.01

    Cabin Dogs and Butch Zito perform LIVE at Burlap and Bean, the area's premier live music venue. 

  • Edgardo Cintron & Friends

    2014.04.25

    You won’t be able to resist getting out on the dance floor when popular Latin artist Edgardo Cintron and his talented combo return this...


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