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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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