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  • Borough of Ridley Park

    To understand the history of Ridley Park, you must first appreciate the era of the 1870s. The country is recovering from the Civil War where Pennsylvania's industrial enterprise and natural resources were essential factors in the economic strength of the northern cause. ...

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  • Borough Of Rutledge

    History of Rutledge: The Community of Rutledge was designed in 1884 by working people looking for a "Summer" retreat from the city life of Philadelphia. On July 25, 1885, the Rutledge Mutual Land Improvement Association purchased most of the land now known as Ru...

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  • Borough Of Swarthmore

    The official date for the founding of the Borough of Swarthmore is 1893, but its history begins earlier with its development as a college town and commuter suburb. Access to good roads and public transportation encouraged the development of its residential and business commu...

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  • Nether Providence Township

    Nether Providence enjoys a rich and fascinating history that spans more than three centuries.  The first recorded inhabitants of what was to become Nether Providence Township were indigenous Native Americans of the Lenape tribe.   They had been living in t...

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  • Ridley Park Borough

    The History of Ridley Park To understand the history of Ridley Park, you must first appreciate the era of the 1870s. The country is recovering from the Civil War where Pennsylvania's industrial enterprise and natural resources were essential factors in the economic strengt...

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