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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

  • 2017 Dodge NHRA Nationals

    2017.09.21

    Maple Grove Raceway has a long history of record performances, including the first side-by-side quarter-mile four-second and 300-mph Top Fuel...

  • Gentle Yoga, Year-Round at Winterthur

    2017.07.20

    Every Thursday, 9:00 am, Brown Learning Center Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga...

  • John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice

    2017.05.25

    The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's...

  • Emanation 2017

    2017.06.01

    Emanation 2017 is a contemporary art project that includes artist residencies, educational programs, and an exhibition featuring new works...

  • ARTISTS AT WORK: THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING

    2017.07.25

    Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with their paintings, but how much do we know of their challenges in...

  • allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017

    2017.08.04

    allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 Aug 4 – Oct 14, 2017 Celebrating the Center’s 22nd year sponsoring the Windgate ITE...

  • Cy Twombly’s Iliad

    2017.05.20

    Cy Twombly’s Fifty Days at Iliam returns to the Museum from a retrospective of the artist’s work at the Centre Pompidou in Paris....

  • Inside Out

    2017.05.15

    Inside Out brings large-scale replicas of favorite works from the Museum's collection to neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia. Head...

  • Day Out With Thomas™

    2017.09.16

    Thomas The Tank Engine and pal, Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road September 16 – 24. The event features a ride on...

  • ART CLASS WITH KARL J. KUERNER

    2017.09.12

    Immerse yourself in Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Andrew Wyeth for over 70 years, and a featured property on the National Register of...

  • Cabaret

    2017.09.21

    Book by Joe Masteroff Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb...

  • John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice

    2017.05.25

    The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's...

  • Farm Stand

    2017.07.06

    The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage on Thursdays, July–September, 1:30–5:30 pm. Visit us to select...

  • Cabaret at Arden Theatre Co

    2017.09.21

    Book by Joe Masteroff Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb...

  • Macy’s Center City Fall Fashion Show

    2017.09.21

    On Thursday September 21, 2017 from 5:30-8pm get an exclusive first look at the Philadelphia Fashion Incubators Spring 2017 Collections from the...

  • Lecture: "The Enigma of Benjamin Franklin's Faith"

    2017.09.21

    Join Independence National Historical Park, the Friends of Independence NHP, and the Faith and Liberty Discovery Center of the American Bible...

  • FastTrac NewVenture

    2017.09.19

    Event starts on: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:30 pm Event ends on:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017 For further information call: (215)...

  • JOAN CRAWFORD IN HER OWN WORDS

    2017.09.07

    The much-maligned star from decades of Hollywood films returns to defend herself in the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival! JOAN CRAWFORD IN HER OWN...

  • Clarks Originals Launches Pop-up Shop at Ubiq

    2017.08.11

    Please join Clarks Originals to celebrate the official opening of a three month pop-up shop at Ubiq. Guests will be able to shop Clarks...

  • 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...


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