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September 2020

Brandywine River Museum Presents – Votes for Women: A Visual History

September 1, 2020 - March 30, 2021
Brandywine River Museum, 1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317 United States
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Votes for Women: A Visual History will include drawings, illustrations, and posters from museums, historical societies, and private collections that visualize the complex political messages conveyed by suffragists. Also included will be historic photographs of marches, rallies, and the celebrated procession in Washington DC held in March of 1913. Examples of the costumes, clothing, sashes, and other emblems of women’s activism worn by suffragists will enliven the presentation, drawing comparisons between the representations and realities of women’s struggle to win…

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Brandywine River Museum Presents – Selma Photography of Stephen Somerstein

September 1, 2020 - May 4, 2021
Brandywine River Museum, 1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317 United States
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The historic 1965 Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, civil rights march concerned one issue—the right to vote. Two thousand marchers set out on March 21 along Route 80, known as the “Jefferson Davis Highway.” After two failed attempts to complete the march, President Johnson dispatched federal and state troops to guard the demonstrators along the way to the state capitol, 54 miles away. By the time the marchers reached Montgomery, their number had grown to 25,000. Hearing of the events, 24-year-old student…

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79 1/2 Chester County Day (Virtual) Historic House Tour

Thu, September 10 - Fri, October 9

This year, through out September, we have come up with creative ways to serve and grow the community of tour goers who think of Chester County Day as a fall staple. While we have decided to postpone the 80th Annual Chester County Day House Tour until October 2, 2021, we are planning a 79th (and a half) Virtual Tour in its place, highlighting homes and historical landmarks of tours past. Follow the house tour on the Chester County House Tour social media pages:…

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Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

Wed, September 23
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

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Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth's paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery, including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in honor of Betsy's recent passing. The…

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West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express

Sun, September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm

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One event on November 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

West Chester Railroad, 203 East Market Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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SPECIFIC DAYS (see below) Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return.  We run on specific weekends in the Fall.  See our website for exact dates and times. Fall Foliage Express Sept 27 Oct 4, 11, 18 Nov 1, 8 12PM & 2PM Adults - $17.00  Children (ages 2-12) - $15.00  Under 2 ride…

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Virtual Gallery Talk with Victoria Wyeth

Wed, September 30
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

Virtual Event United States + Google Map

Back by popular demand, Victoria Browning Wyeth presents a virtual gallery talk to share her uniquely personal perspectives on her grandparents, artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and Betsy James Wyeth (1921-2020), through a discussion of Wyeth's paintings. This virtual gallery talk will focus on paintings in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery, including portraits of Betsy—his life partner, business manager and muse—which are on view through January 10, 2021 at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in honor of Betsy's recent passing. The…

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October 2020

Winterthur Museum Presents: Walking Wine Tasting

Sat, October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735 United States
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This walking tour will take you hither and yon over hillsides, under the forest canopy, and through a meadow, stopping along the way for wine tasting and live music under the autumn sky.  We’ll explore Sauvignon Blanc, Albariño, Viognier, Rosé, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Join us!  Salut!   Register now!    

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West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express

Sun, October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

West Chester Railroad, 203 East Market Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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SPECIFIC DAYS (see below) Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return.  We run on specific weekends in the Fall.  See our website for exact dates and times. Fall Foliage Express Sept 27 Oct 4, 11, 18 Nov 1, 8 12PM & 2PM Adults - $17.00  Children (ages 2-12) - $15.00  Under 2 ride…

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West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express

Sun, October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

West Chester Railroad, 203 East Market Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
+ Google Map

SPECIFIC DAYS (see below) Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return.  We run on specific weekends in the Fall.  See our website for exact dates and times. Fall Foliage Express Sept 27 Oct 4, 11, 18 Nov 1, 8 12PM & 2PM Adults - $17.00  Children (ages 2-12) - $15.00  Under 2 ride…

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Ghost Tales & Spirits at Winterthur

Fri, October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, Route 52
Wilmington, DE United States
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Take a moonlit walk to discover the secrets of Winterthur’s past and the spirits that still lurk there. We will visit the old Butler’s house, where 200 years of unsettled souls still wander about.  In the historic Winterthur greenhouses, a medium will reveal the whispers she hears from the invisible friends around us; and when you enter the house, brace yourself for the eeriness that awaits.  We’ll tell tales of Winterthur’s haunted history and reveal the supernatural experiences our staff…

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