2006-2007 Events "Our Fifty-Ninth Year"


Tuesday, October 17, 2006, 7:30 PM at the Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library
Dan Rottenberg will speak on his book, The Man Who Made Wall Street, Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance. Paperback copies of his fascinating and readable book will be available for purchase. This program is co-sponsored by the Radnor Historical Society and the Radnor Memorial Libary. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday January 11, 7:30 PM at the Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library
Hear local author Dayton Lummis regale us with stories from his new book: When Earl Was King Neptune: From the New York Island to the Everlasting Hills of Pennsylvania 1936-2006. The book is about the life and times of the author, and he will relate stories (and perhaps some gossip) about the Main Line in the 1930s and 1940s.  In addition, Dayton will share his thoughts on life and prejudice in the Philadelphia suburbs, and will present a travelogue.  Dayton is a very engaging speaker, so this should be an interesting and entertaining evening. The snow date is January 25 at the same time.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 7:30 PM at the Wayne Art Center
POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER. NEW DATE: Tuesday, February 27, 2007, 7:30 PM at the Wayne Art Center
Nancy Campbell, Director of the Wayne Art Center, will speak on the history of the Art Center in commemoration of its seventy-fifth anniversary. This program will also coincide with its new show, "Expressions of Radnor." Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 6:00 PM at Daylesford Abbey
The Society's Annual Dinner will be held at the Daylesford Abbey in Paoli. Following a social hour and dinner, Father Ted Antry will speak on the history of the Abbey. A tour of the Abbey will also be conducted. Details and reservation forms will be mailed at a later date; please mark your calendars.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007, 7:30 at the Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library
Marilyn Caltabiano, former librarian of the Radnor Memorial Library, will speak on the history of the Radnor Memorial Library. This program is co-sponsored by the Radnor Historical Society and the Radnor Memorial Library. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, May 6, 2007, 4:00 PM at Windy Knoll
The Annual Meeting of the Radnor Historical Society will be held at Windy Knoll, the home of David and Lee Leith in Haverford, adjacent to the East Course at Merion. The speaker will be announced. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, May 20, 2007, 2:00-4:00 PM at the Finley House
The Radnor Historical Society and the Friends of the Radnor Conservancy will sponsor their third annual History/Mystery Tour. The emphasis will be on North Wayne. The tour will begin and end at the Finley House, headquarters of the Radnor Historical Society. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, June 9, 2007, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Radnor Middle School
This will be your last chance to see the Radnor Middle School (formerly Radnor High School) on South Wayne Avenue before its demoltion this fall! From 10am - 2pm tours will be given of the building's interior. Be sure to bring a camera!

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