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April 14, 2013

The Flow of History along Ridley Creek. Presented by Walt Cressler, Ph.D., West Chester Univ. The natural and cultural highlights of the Ridley Creek watershed’s environmental history will be featured. Topics will range from the creek’s role in the livelihood of the Okehocking Band of the Lenape, early Quaker agricultural settlement, the many mills, the influence of various modes of transportation on patterns of land use, and the history of such places as Goshenville, Tyler Arboretum, Ridley Creek State Park, Media, Rose Valley, Chester, and Eddystone.

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