Tag archive for ‘history’
By Staff On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
2 Comments

Labor Day: What does it really mean?

Child labor was not limited nationally in the U.S. until 1938. For many of us, Labor Day marks the traditional end to summer, much as Memorial Day marks its beginning. In times past, Labor Day even had a sartorial More...

By Staff On Friday, November 28th, 2014
2 Comments

Opinion: We want the real stone Odette’s building to stay

(Photo: courtesy of Ted Nichols) By Kathryn Ann Auerbach, Preservation is Real The voice of the New Hope Borough Council is loud and clear. HISTORY HAS NO PLACE IN THE FUTURE OF NEW HOPE. The recent decision to More...

By Staff On Friday, August 29th, 2014
0 Comments

Painted ‘state line’ unveiled on New Hope-Lambertville free bridge

Ian Sanders unveils state line to his parents, Ward and Erica Sanders, and sister Lilly; DRJTBC Commissioner Yuki Moore Laurenti; DRJTBC Executive Director Joseph Resta; New Hope Mayor Larry Keller; Dee Dee Bowman More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
2 Comments

Opinion: Demolition of the Odette’s building will seriously degrade the entire image of historical New Hope

The following letter was sent to New Hope Borough Council on May 16 by preservation expert Kathryn Ann Auerbach of Erwinna. A graduate of William & Mary, Auerbach is an instructor of historic preservation at More...

By Staff On Friday, March 28th, 2014
0 Comments

Film tracing 200-year history of New Hope-Lambertville Bridge to premiere at Bucks County Playhouse

The New Hope Historical Society will premiere a film it helped produce that details the history of the New Hope-Lambertville free bridge at 7:30 p.m. on April 10 at the Bucks County Playhouse, itself an iconic structure. The More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
0 Comments

Annual Monroe crossing parade in New Hope: history, cannon fire, men in tights

Just as they’ve done every year since 1984, Coryell’s Ferry Militia, led by history buff and ice cream purveyor Bob Gerenser, will again commemorate former U.S. President James Monroe’s historic crossing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
2 Comments

Labor Day: What it really means

For many of us, Labor Day marks the traditional end to summer, much as Memorial Day marks its beginning. In times past, Labor Day even had a sartorial importance, as those of higher caste wouldn’t dream of More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
0 Comments

Members of Coryell’s Ferry Militia on the streets of New Hope Saturday…

Coryell’s Ferry Militia (Photo: Charlie Sahner) Members of the Coryell’s Ferry Militia were seen around New Hope this Saturday in their classic late 18th Century garb attending the 27th Annual Monroe More...