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Folklore Friday: The Legacy of the Mother of Little East Side

Join us for a story of compassion, religion, inventions, industrialists, a pandemic, racism, and forbidden love that has a connection to Greenbank Mill and William Penn. It’s the story of Sarah Webb Pyle, a woman ahead of her time, who in 1901, founded the People’s Settlement House

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Folklore Friday: The Legacy of the Mother of Little East Side

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Sep 25, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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About The Event

For our first Folklore Friday of the season, join us for a story of compassion, religion, inventions, industrialists, a pandemic, racism, and forbidden love that has a connection to Greenbank Mill and William Penn. It’s the story of Sarah Webb Pyle, a woman ahead of her time, who in 1901, founded the People’s Settlement House. Gather around the virtual bonfire with us, and be transported back in time through stories of local folklore and history by our gifted storytellers. Join us a half hour before the program starts at 6:30 for a pre-show hangout.

Upcoming Folklore Fridays:

October 2 - Trolleys of Brandywine Springs with local historian Scott Palmer

October 9 - Local history topic with local historian Thomas Gears  

October 16 -  Blast from the Past: Meet Private James Elbert, a member of the 8th United States Colored Troops in partnership with African Union Church Cemetery, Delaware City 

October 23 - A History of Women in Brewing with beer historian John Medkeff 

October 30 - Murder, Mystery and Mayhem! with local historian Raymond Harrington

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