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Haverford

Stretching west from the eastern border of Delaware County, Haverford Township includes chunks of Ardmore, Bryn Mawr, Drexel Hill and Wynnewood, plus Havertown, which has always boasted a large Irish-American population—and has the pubs to prove it. But it was Welsh Quakers who founded the township in 1681 after buying the land from William Penn. The township is an amalgamation of neighborhoods, including Lynnewood Park, Westgate Hills, Llanerch, Manoa, Oakmont, Coopertown, Brookline and Hilltop.

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Haverford Articles

Bigger Does Not Have to Mean Better When It Comes to a College Campus

For students seeking an intimate learning environment, there are plenty of options in the region.

If Litter Makes You Mad, We’ve Found Your Hero

If Litter Makes You Mad, We’ve Found Your Hero

Tom Moore of Haverford cleans up his neighborhood six days a week and it’s a labor of love.

Ring in the Holidays with West Chester Public Library's Holiday Home Tour and Chadds Ford Historical Society's 28th Annual Candlelight Christmas Tour

Ring in the Holidays with West Chester Public Library's Holiday Home Tour and Chadds Ford Historical Society's 28th Annual Candlelight Christmas Tour

PLUS: Willow's Jennifer Fuller shares her holiday gift picks for discerning tastes.

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Main Line Today Events

  • Free Saturday Bird Walks

    2016.04.02

    Bird/Nature Walk: Saturday Morning Bird Walks at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Audubon, PA, April, Every Saturday...

  • ANTIQUES SHOW BREAKFAST AND LECTURE

    2016.05.28

    Join us in the museum café overlooking the scenic Brandywine River for a continental breakfast and lecture by Leslie B. Grigsby, curator of...

  • Children's I-Spy Birding

    2016.01.30

    The last Saturday of every month, except December, from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432...

  • 45TH ANNUAL ANTIQUES SHOW

    2016.05.28

    Fine antiques, including furniture, rugs, porcelain, needlework and more from 26 distinguished dealers from the mid-Atlantic and as far north...

  • Alexander Hamilton and the Foundation of America’s Financial System

    2016.04.18

    America emerged victorious from the Revolutionary War in 1783 having won its independence. But by 1787, the country was essentially bankrupt, with...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.11

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • “Driving Desire: Automobile Advertising and the American Dream” Exhibition

    2016.03.08

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.07

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • Escape The 1980s

    2016.05.13

    Philly's largest escape room game! A pop up experience through 2016 Escape The 1980s is Philly's largest room escape game. Players...

  • Escape The 1980s

    2016.05.13

    Philly's largest escape room game. A pop up experience (here through 2016). Escape The 1980's is Philly's largest and top rated room...

  • Drawn to Dinosaurs

    2015.11.01

    Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates...

  • Creative Africa

    2016.05.14

    From contemporary photography, fashion and architecture to centuries-old sculpture, Creative Africa presents the visionary work of...

  • At the Center: Masters of American Craft

    2015.08.22

    Explore innovative examples of contemporary craft by fiber artist Ted Hallman and ceramist Robert Winokur. Drawn from the Philadelphia Museum of...

  • Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the US, 1940–1960

    2016.03.26

    Uncover a vibrant period of experimentation in this selection of masterful prints. Breaking Ground reveals the variety of ways in which...

  • Charles Fazzino: The Master of 3D Pop Art

    2016.05.27

    Ocean Galleries Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ/609-368-7777) welcomes world-renowned 3-D artist, Charles Fazzino, for a spectacular...

  • Gathering Voices: Thomas Jefferson and Native America

    2016.04.15

    The last of three exhibitions at the American Philosophical Society on Jefferson, Gathering Voices tells the story of Jefferson’s effort to...

  • Canoe with Perks at the John James Audubon Center

    2016.05.14

    Program: Canoe with Perks at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Audubon, PA May 12 - Sept. 17, Thursdays 5:30-7:00 p.m., Every...

  • 12G Art Exhibition: Lived Experiences

    2016.05.19

    Lived Experiences Bolo | Julius John Alam | Vered Snear curated by Atif Sheikh Lived Experiences brings together three...

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    2016.01.11

    The National Constitution Center is proud to display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights. The Museum of We the People is the first...

  • Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

    2016.05.26

    A Main Line tradition since 1896, the Devon Horse Show is one of the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competitions in...


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