History Unlocked – July 2017, Concord Mills

The Mills of Concord Township By: Karen Dingle Kendus, Concord Township Historical Society I love to bake. Cookies, cakes, torts, or trifles, I love it all. For my family’s July 4th celebration, I made raspberry brownies, from actual ingredients. The chocolate was melted in a bowl over a pan of boiling water. I mixed the […]

Ned Hector & the Battle of the Brandywine

Join the Concord Township Historical Society (CTHS) as we celebrate Black History Awareness Month 2023 by enjoying a presentation from Noah Lewis (aka Ned Hector). See the famous teamster and bombardier come to life as Mr. Lewis shares Ned’s story by using audience participation and laughter.  In the Battle of the Brandywine, Ned disregarded his […]

2022 Member Appreciation Event

Members 2023

On December 4, 2022, approximately 50 Concord Township Historical Society members enjoyed a lovely wine & cheese reception at the Willcox Mansion at Ivy Mills. Ivy Mills is a family owned and operated homestead in rural Pennsylvania. Dating back to 1744 and 1729 Ivy Mills was home to the second oldest paper mill built in […]

Womens Right to Vote – Virginia DeNenno

Virginia Merion DeNenno Ginny developed a passion for our local history, and through the years collected books, photos and other artifacts with a vision of a museum where these could be shared with the public. Ginny was born January 18, 1933 as the fourth generation of Merions who farmed in Concord Township and went to […]