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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

  • Academy Science Camp

    2018.07.09

    Academy Science Camp invites kids ages 5-12 to experience natural science in a fun and engaging way. Each week of camp explores an exciting new...

  • Arden Summer Camp

    2018.06.25

    Arden Summer Camp 2018 Arden SUMMER CAMP for kids in grades 1-5 Arden Summer Camp is where kids come to be creative and collaborative, and...

  • Bucks County Quilt Show

    2018.07.01

    Featuring more than 100 quilts, showcasing the extraordinary workmanship, artistry, and talent of Bucks County’s quilters.

  • Hamilton: Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

    2018.03.23

    The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals....

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

    2014.12.15

    The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first...

  • Academy Teen Husbandry Program

    2018.07.01

    Kids ages 12–16 will get hands-on animal care experience during this unique summer program for animal lovers. Participants will learn about...

  • American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

    2017.05.04

    American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals...

  • Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

    2018.04.01

    A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for...

  • A Peek at the Past, A Look Toward the Future

    2017.10.10

    Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur...

  • Made in Montgomery County Exhibit

    2018.06.30

    From food to furniture to fine art, Montgomery County has been the site of production of nearly every type of item you can imagine.  Our...

  • Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

    2018.04.01

    From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to...

  • Dino-mite Summer

    2018.07.01

    Explore your world and the life of dinosaurs at the Academy’s action-packed Dino-mite Summer. Meet living dinosaurs (birds!); get messy...

  • allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018

    2018.08.03

    allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 Aug 3 – Oct 20, 2018 Celebrating the Center’s 23rd year sponsoring the Windgate ITE...

  • Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

    2018.02.03

    From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss....

  • Night Out Restaurant Week Philadelphia

    2018.08.10

    SugarHouse Casino Celebrates 5th Annual Night Out Restaurant Week For the fifth consecutive year, Night Out Restaurant Week will...

  • DMAX's Everybody Has Stress Survey

    2018.07.18

    BRYN MAWR, PA–On July 15, 2018, in service of its focus to encourage honest everyday conversations about mental health, and in memory of all...

  • Meg Saligman Studio Presents: FIGMAGO

    2018.07.18

    Enter the working studio of Meg Saligman and discover the mind of a muralist. A work of art becomes a world of art through...

  • Community Arts Center’s Annual Member’s Exhibition

    2018.07.29

    Community Arts Center’s annual Member’s Exhibition opens with a reception on July 29th from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Duke Gallery, 414...

  • Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week

    2018.08.12

    Save the dates for summer Restaurant Week in Chestnut Hill! From August 12 to August 17, participating restaurants will offer a dinner dining...

  • Friday Night Polo

    2018.06.08

    Pack a picnic basket and bring your family and friends for a fun fill afternoon of polo spectating at the Brandywine Polo Club during its 2018...


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