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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

  • A Billion Nights On Earth

    2017.12.15

    A  journey into an alternative universe for audiences ages 3 to 99. A treasured stuffed whale goes missing and a portal to another...

  • Adobe Church Project: Built of Earth and Faith

    2017.11.30

    Lawrence Hall Gallery at Rosemont College is pleased to announce a new exhibit featuring the work of fine art photographer, John A. Benigno. ...

  • Art Exhibit - A Peek into The Unusual Imagination of Microbarbi

    2017.10.06

    Exhibit Information:   A Peek into The Unusual Imagination of Microbarbi  An Exhibit Featuring Her Fantastical Creations And...

  • DYLAN GAUTHIER: HIGHWATERMARKS

    2017.10.07

    Dylan Gauthier: highwatermarks, the first US solo museum project by the Brooklyn-based artist Dylan Gauthier (b. 1979, Los Angeles), centers...

  • A BRANDYWINE CHRISTMAS

    2017.11.24

    From the spectacular O-gauge model train display with trains running on nearly 2,000 feet of track to thousands of whimsical Critters (ornaments...

  • Eye on the Iconic Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

    2017.10.20

    Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, the first in a new Winterthur exhibition series entitled Eye on the Iconic, will feature the...

  • Featured Artist: Andre Van As

    2017.12.07

    Opening reception on Thursday, 12/7, 5-7pm, free and open to the public. Professional photographer, Van As will display his images of nature and...

  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    2017.11.18

    There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with a lush Christmas tree! Linvilla is home to 40,000 trees of all shapes and sizes...

  • 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...

  • CRISS CROSS: ROBYN HORN / BRIAN DICKERSON

    2017.10.27

    CRISS CROSS: ROBYN HORN / BRIAN DICKERSON Oct 27, 2017 – January 18, 2018  Curated by Miriam Seidel The Center for Art in Wood...

  • Emanation 2017

    2017.06.01

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

  • Fondue for Two at Penns Woods Winery

    2017.11.04

    Select weekends in November & December: Saturdays 12:00pm until 5:30pm  ​Sundays 12:00pm until 4:30pm  In addition to our...

  • Aladdin: A Musical Panto

    2017.11.15

    By Pete Pryor and Samantha Reading Music and Lyrics by Michael Ogborn Directed by Pete Pryor November 15 - January 7 Leonard C. Haas Stage...

  • Friday Nights: Feliz Navidad with Radio Jarocho & Zenén Zeferino

    2017.12.15

    ​Heat up your holiday season with son jarocho, traditional dance music of southern Mexico. Enjoy performances by Radio...

  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

    2017.12.15

    Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snowflakes, a growing Christmas...

  • Christmas at Colonial Gardens

    2017.12.08

    We’ve decorated Colonial Gardens for Christmas, and you’re invited to join us! Take a stroll through the decorated landscape and enjoy...

  • Christmas Carol

    2017.11.24

    Twenty-five years ago a Delaware Valley tradition began at Hedgerow Theatre: the annual production of Charles Dickens’ timeless A Christmas...

  • ContempraDANCE Theatre's "Philly Nutt Crak-Up"

    2017.12.15

    By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is back at the Painted Bride in Philadelphia for another season...

  • Bad Dates

    2017.12.12

    Haley Walker is a gorgeous single mom who runs the city’s hottest restaurant. But can she survive dating in New York? “Manages to...

  • 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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