Gaslight News – May 2008

  • Phonograph demo and presentation May 5th
  • Lloyd Carpenter Griscom “An American diplomat of the New Type”
  • Genealogy and Internet Searching: A Beginner’s Guide: Part Two (Dr. Alexander Marcy, Jr., wife MaryAnn Mecray Marcy)
  • If Walls Could Talk
  • McDermott’s Handy and Irish dancers get a hand from an appreciative crowd
  • Riverton reminisces

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The Candlelight House Tour, 2007

The Friends of the Riverton Free Library had another successful biennial house tour of homes in the Riverton and Palmyra communities which included an exhibit organized the the Historical Society of Riverton.  On display were amy local artifacts and the recent gift to the Society of Hannah Biddle’s wedding dress c, 1863. The exhibit was curated by Aggie Kennedy, Archive Chair, and Pat Brunker, Vice President, HSR.