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Graeme Park is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historic Landmark. Built in 1722, the Keith House is the only surviving residence of a colonial Pennsylvania governor.

Graeme Park is located at 859 County Line Rd., just off of Rt. 611 in Horsham. Regular operating hours are Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., last tour each day at 3:00 p.m. For more information or questions please call 215-343-0965 or see our website at www.ushistory.org/graeme .

 

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Vol I: Introduction and Index.
 

PASTOR'S RESIGNATION NOT ACCEPTED

The consistories of the Old Goshenhoppen Reformed charge met at Keelor's church last Saturday and refused to accept the resignation of their pastor, Rev. J.L. ROUSH. Previous to the meeting congregational meetings had been held by the Keelor's, Old Goshenhoppen and Sumneytown churches and each of these congregations decided unanimously not to accept the resignation. The consistory of the Pennsburg congregation had circulated a petition against the acceptance of the resignation. This was signed by 157 members. The majority of the consistory of this congregation, armed with the petition, were in attendance at the meeting last Saturday and the meeting was a unit in refusing to accept the resignation of Rev. ROUSH.
 Ref: Town and Country Newspaper Pennsburg, Montgomery County, PA Saturday - July 25, 1903


 

 

It was the Romans who first used January 1 as the beginning of the year in 153 B.C. New Years Day was the day after the great Carnival, where much consuming of liquor, eating and rowdy dancing had taken place. In the Carnival atmosphere a mock King effigy would be slain and all the 'sins' of the past year would be forgiven.

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CHURCHES

GLENCAIRN

Academy of the New Church
Bryn Athyn Montgomery County PA
1001 Paper Mill Road
Bryn Athyn PA 19009Glencairn was the home of Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn, built between 1928 and 1939.  Prior to this time Raymond Pitcairn had supervised the erection of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral, stylistically a Gothic and Romanesque complex, using methods unusual for the twentieth century. 

Bryn Athyn Cathedral

The New Church teaches a New Christianity, based on the Old and New Testaments while offering additional teachings for the modern understanding.

 

 

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