Gaslight News – October 2021

We will have public meetings and presentations scheduled for 2022. Keep checking this website and our Facebook page for announcements.

This newsletter covers a lot!

  • Susan Dechnik writes about the “History of Riverton” program that the Porch Club hosted for Moorestown Questers
  • Pat Brunker expresses our sorrow at the passing of William C. Probsting
  • HSR’s intrepid Sub-Committee on Sub-Surface Issues added a new historical marker at 308 Main Street
  • The Society scores a digital scan of a rare 1886 Hunter and Richards Map of Palmyra and Riverton
  • Pat Smith Solin summarizes our progress on organizing our archives
  • The fate of historic Groves Mansion is still undetermined
  • Faith Endicott reports that our Arcadia book is on track for a July 4, 2022 release
  • Membership Chairperson Heather MacIntosh Huffnagle gives a Membership and Donations Report
  • The Editor tells how the Society was dissolved, then restored in 1976, and House Plaque Chairperson Bill McDermott boasts of a new house plaque at 408 Main

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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