Mason and Dixon get overdue local recognition

Newlin site draws widespread audience of surveyors, historians and more Updated at 8:30 a.m. Sunday to correct supervisor’s comment By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Todd Babcock, the chairman of the Mason and Dixon Line Preservation Partnership, drives the commemorative iron spike into Stargazer Road. Ken Burns and Steven Spielberg missed out, but hundreds of others did...

Suit: Attempts to avert foreclosure thwarted

Marshallton preservationist says bank rebuffed repeated efforts to modify mortgage By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Linda Kaat’s suit said her repeated efforts to avert the foreclosure of her Marshallton home were stymied by JPMorgan Chase representatives. A Marshallton woman recalls painfully reassuring her dying mother that their financial nightmare would soon be resolved...

Artist brings history alive for painting series

Reenactors create authentic tableaus, using Marshallton and Newlin as backdrops By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Sarah Papenhausen (top left) and Mark Slouf help Adrian Martinez reattach his Indian hairpiece. The process proved painstaking: A Downingtown artist shaved his head and mustache, donned handcrafted American Indian garb, and then attempted to reattach some hair –...

County’s Historical Society hosting ‘History on Tap’

The Marshalton Inn will be the starting point for a free “History on Tap” program on Sept. 10 by the Chester County Historical Society. Free program will focus on Marshallton’s role in Battle of Brandywine On the eve of the anniversary of the Battle of the Brandywine – Sept. 11, 1777 – the Chester County Historical Society is inviting people to Marshallton to learn about...