What To Do: Christmas edition

Trains, trees and holiday stuff everywhere, and what to do if the holiday isn’t your thing By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times For more than a half century, reenactors have staged George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware — a pivotal moment in U.S. history — and will do so again on Christmas. December 25 is just a few days away and the Christmas spirit is everywhere —...

Living History: A tale of two names, Marshallton and the Marshalton Inn

By Gene Pisasale, Special to The Times Martin’s Tavern played a key role in the Revolutionary War and went on to become a central location in Marshallton for almost 200 years. Visitors to Chester County know the area for its rolling hills and a kaleidoscope of colors in the Fall, but few are deeply familiar with its rich heritage dating back well over 300 years. William Penn made the first...

Hillendale Elementary students receive visit from ‘George Washington’

Local biographer attends special assembly in honor of Presidents’ Day By Suzanne Misciagna, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com Carl Closs talks to Hillendale Elementary third grader, Andrew Demnicki, about the life of George Washington. PENNSBURY — Students at Hillendale Elementary school welcomed a special visitor to their school this week, just in time for Presidents’ Day – George Washington....