Gaslight News – October 2020

Even as our 50th anniversary passed unnoticed since we have curtailed our normal activities because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Historical Society of Riverton is pleased to offer this 184th issue of the Gaslight News.

  • HSR Past President Phyllis Rodgers takes note of the many accomplishments of Emeritus Board Member John Edward Gilmore in Ed Gilmore reflects on a life of community involvement.
  • Former HSR President and current Porch Club Historian Pat Brunker examines the Club’s early involvement in the Suffrage Movement in Porch Club observes 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 100th Amendment.
  • In Remaining social during a pandemic HSR Board Member Roger Prichard researches a historic home at 106 Lippincott Ave. and the family that originally lived in it.
  • In the open PDF, click on links to see larger views of some of Ed Gilmore’s donations of rare images to the Society in Ed Gilmore’s many donations.

Open the PDF, pause your mouse over blue highlighted underlined text, and click on the links to reveal extra content. Most images link to larger versions.

Click here to view issue #184 Gaslight News Oct. 2020

Published by

John McCormick

Teacher at Riverton School 1974-2019, author, amateur historian, Historical Society of Riverton Board Member 2007-2023, newsletter editor 2007-2023, website editor 2011-2023