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An afternoon tea fit for Lords and Ladies of Highclere Castle

Some South Jersey Downton Abbey devotees held on to their Season Four Finale buzz a while longer as they enjoyed afternoon tea themed to the famous British television drama series at The New Leaf in Riverton, NJ. Proprietor Mrs. Phyllis Rodgers and … Continue reading

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Our Museum for a Day came and went

The reason for the recent inactivity here on the website is that we have prepared for our display of artifacts that we call our Museum for a Day at the New Leaf Tea Room in cooperation with the Riverton Free … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love British programs?

Lady Sybil’s death on Downton Abbey Sunday night really had us depressed. We needed some cheering up. A few of us Anglophiles tuned in on Thursday, January 31 to a program that was being shown for one night only. And we … Continue reading

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Let’s do this more often.

A longer entry follows than most, but it’s been awhile and I have some catching up to do. A week ago Saturday (Dec. 3) evening from 4-9 p.m. the Historical Society set up shop at the New Leaf for a one … Continue reading

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Jos. F. Yearly’s photos recall the J.T. Evans Coal & Lumber business

The huge fire that taxed the firefighting resources of as many as six communities and destroyed the former J.T. Evans Coal and Lumber Building in 1979 closed the final chapter on a structure which had been a Main Street landmark … Continue reading

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Gaslight News – February 2011

Cole Dairy oral history video & Rivertonhistory.com Feb. 24 Eliza Dupree served up Titanic menu at the New Leaf Tea Room Nov. 30 Ladies’ & Gentlemen’s Accessories of Past Eras the topic of March 23 meet Click here to view … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. Daly.

The building housing Mrs. Phyllis Rodgers’ New Leaf Tea Room and Gift Shop at 606 Main marked its 100th anniversary in 2010. Seen below, the day after Christmas, the store looked like an icy confection, and the beribboned gaslight completed a picture which just as well might have been taken a several decades ago. Probably few people realize that it is HSR member Paul Daly who has so faithfully hung the red bows on Riverton’s gas streetlights for so many years.

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