Aston Township Historical Society
5021 Pennell Road
Aston, PA 19014

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Phone: (610) 494-4707

2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

Quarterly Meetings & Events

Thursday November 14th, 2013 7 PM at the Township Building on Pennell Road

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Guest Speaker, Kay Ferrari, a local historian, will discuss” Sam Riddle and Man of War, A Man and his Horse”. Along with her vast knowledge of the Riddle family, his homes, his mills and his horses, Kay will present a power point display of photographs collected during her extensive research on the family that gave its name to a hospital, a road and a section of Delaware County.

COME JOIN US FOR AN INTERSTING EVENING!

 

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 7 PM — Aston Township Historical Society - "History of Aston" Nancy Webster will give a lecture on the History of Aston. 7:00 PM - Aston Township Municipal Building, Pennell Road, Aston.

The Aston Township Historical Society will host Nancy Webster, Delaware County historian and professor, on Thursday September12th at 7 PM at the Aston Township Building on Pennell Road. She will kick off the year's celebration of Aston's 325th anniversary as a township with a  talk on the early settlement of "Ashton" and what daily life was like here for the first generation of settlers. Did they pay taxes? Were there Native Americans here? What activities occupied those first families? Nancy herself is a descendant of the Dutton family, whose early home is in Aston and whose name is on a prominent local road .   Ms. Webster has taught at Neumann and Drexel Universities and currently teaches at Swarthmore College. Come hear the former regional planner describe the life of the very first Astonians! Free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 5th, 2013, 11:00AM-4PM

 

Sunday, September 29th: Village Green Schoolhouse will be open Sunday Sept 29 from 10 AM - 2 pm to participate.