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Founding Families Day 2013

June 9, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Tinicum Township Historic Commission Invites All Residents to

Founding Families Day 2013

Celebrating the 275th Anniversary of the founding of Tinicum Township

Join us for a day of Family Memories, Reminiscences, Genealogy Information and Township History

on Sunday, June 9th 

 

Day Program at:
Tinicum UCC (the Brick Church)
310 East Dark Hollow Road
Pipersville, PA 18947

Historical Presentations & Oral Histories*
(*will be simultaneously recorded in interviews
with Founding Family Historians)

Historical Presentations:
1:00–Gathering of the Families/Coordination of Oral Histories
1:30–Welcoming Remarks
1:45–History of Tinicum Township
2:05–History of Schoolhouses
2:25–Genealogy Research:
History of Families/Churches/Houses (discussions extended into break)
3:00–Break: Walking Tour of Cemeteries
3:30–Cultural History
3:50–Founding Families’ Panel —discussions by Family Historians
6:00–Self-guided Cemetery Tours (maps available)
and
Guided “Haunted” Cemetery Tours will be available–but only for the very brave!

 

Evening Program at:
Christ Lutheran Church
353 East Dark Hollow Road
Pipersville, PA 18947

“Preserving our Connection
to the Past”

7-9 pm– Speaker Jeffrey Marshall, President of Heritage Conservancy and author of Bucks County Barns 

 

Food and Beverages will be available at both programs.

Commemorate your family reunion!
Family portraits by professional photographer Bill Brokaw!
Schedule with Bill 908-996-4440.

For more information, to volunteer, or to schedule an Oral History, call the Tinicum Township Building at 610-294-9154.

Details

Date:
June 9, 2013
Time:
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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