Riverton’s second annual Victorian Day was held on Saturday, June 2, 2007, and provided the community with an opportunity to visit the HSR museum set-up for the day at 408 Main Street. Thanks go out to Pat & Richard Brunker, Bob Benarek, as well as Paul Daly, Joann DiNoia, Rob Hoag, Aggie & Bob Kennedy, John McCormick, Phyllis Rodgers, Priscilla Taylor, Elise Waters, and Gerald Weaber.
We appreciate the use of the former clinic of Dr. Alexander Marcy, Jr. as our museum for the day, offered by Dr. Anthony Cherico and family.
We especially appreciate the efforts of Phyllis Rodgers of The New Leaf, the Riverton Civic and Business Association, and the Economic Development Committee who all sponsored Riverson’s Second Annual Victorian Day.
A presentation by our unique and valued historian of Riverton history, Betty B. Hahle.
A talk and slideshow by Adam Levine, historical consultant with the Philadelphia Water Department.
A talk, slideshow, and display of antique bicycles by Dave Gray.
We appreciate the efforts of Phyllis Rodgers of The New Leaf, the Riverton Civic & Business Association, and the Economic Development Committee for sponsoring our first Victorian Day.
Richard Roden returns to the Porch Club stage for the second part of his musical performance with songs from the American Revolution through World War I.
An examination of everything American by Michael Aaron Rockland, Ph.D, founder of the American Studies Department at Rutgers University.
A slide show and book signing by Howard Gillett, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of History at Rutgers University.
Noah Lewis portrays Edward “Ned” Hector, American Revolutionary soldier.
Presented by Richard Biddle, a fifth generation member of the prominent founding family of Riverton and an expert on the history of the Landlord’s Game, precursor of the board game know as Monopoly.