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A Rose Valley Story In Photographs – Video

2021-12-22T00:50:00-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Follow photographer Carl Finkbeiner on his personal tour of Rose Valley.  Through Carl’s photographic artistry and the telling of his story, this short film will remind you of why many of us have a special place in our hearts for this neighborhood.

Nothing Can Be Beautiful Which Is Not True – Video

2021-12-16T00:05:20-05:00December 16th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Jim Spates, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Hobart and William Smith College, Companion in the Guild of St. George, and Co-Director of the Ruskin Society of North America continues in this lecture to amplify the relevance of Ruskin’s philosophy in today’s world by focusing on Ruskin’s philosophy of beauty.  “Nature is painting for us every day, if only we had eyes to see” – John Ruskin
Donation: $10 can be made by clicking the “Make a Contribution” bar on the Membership page https://rosevalleymuseum.org/membership/

You Are Welcome Hither – Video

2021-12-16T00:02:47-05:00December 16th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

You Are Welcome Hither: The Three Ardens and the Single Tax Community presented by Barbara Macklem, member Board of Directors of the Arden Craft Shop Museum.  Enjoy a visit to Rose Valley’s sister community, Arden, DE.  which was founded in 1900 as a radical Georgist single-tax community by sculptor Frank Stephens and architect Will Price.
Donation: $10 can be made by clicking the “Make a Contribution” bar on the Membership page https://rosevalleymuseum.org/membership/

“News From Nowhere”- Video

2021-12-16T00:02:15-05:00December 16th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

“News From Nowhere”: William Morris, C.R. Ashbee and The American A&C Colonies presented by Ryan Berley, Curator of the Rose Valley Museum at Thunderbird Lodge, AB History, Washington and Jefferson University.  A look at the American A&C movement as it evolved from the English earthly paradises promoted by Morris and Ashbee.
Donation: $10 can be made by clicking the “Make a Contribution” bar on the Membership page https://rosevalleymuseum.org/membership/

John Ruskin: Radical and Human Visionary – Video

2021-12-16T00:01:39-05:00December 16th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Presented by Jim Spates, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Hobart and William Smith College, Companion in the Guild of St. George, and Co-Director of the Ruskin Society of North America. Mr. Spates makes a case for Ruskin’s continuing relevance since most of his books are literary masterpieces and his social criticisms contain advice which, if taken seriously, would make our lives happier and healthier.
Donation: $10 can be made by clicking the “Make a Contribution” bar on the Membership page https://rosevalleymuseum.org/membership/

Will Price: From Nether Providence to the World – Video

2021-12-15T23:59:00-05:00December 15th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Presented by George Thomas, PhD in Architectural History, Co-Director, MDes Critical Conservation, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Partner in Civic Vision. Join Dr. Thomas as he discusses the road Mr. Price took as his career developed.
Donation: $10 can be made by clicking the “Make a Contribution” bar on the Membership page https://rosevalleymuseum.org/membership/

Women Who Led The Way – Video

2021-10-12T00:01:16-04:00October 12th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Wendy Chmielewski, historian, author, curator, and specialist in 19th C. women’s history discussed lesser known women of the Delaware Valley region who were early pioneers and leaders of women’s roles in society between 1840 and 1950.  Her talk introduced us to Graceanna Lewis, Francis Ellen W. Harper, Fanny Jackson Coppin, Anna Howard Shaw and Mildred Olmsted.

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William Lightfoot Price – From Wayne to Rose Valley – Video

2021-09-10T19:11:34-04:00September 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

On May 26th Scott Laughlin, Realtor and specialist in Will Price historic property marketing, presented an amazing history of the primary architect for the original developments of North and South Wayne.  Price designed over 100 houses in Radnor Township and beyond.  His career lasted only 38 years, but he left a lasting legacy in Wayne, then Overbrook Farms as the designer of model homes for developer/builders Wendell and Smith.

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William Lightfoot Price – From Wayne to Rose Valley – Video

On May 26th Scott Laughlin, Realtor and specialist in Will Price historic property marketing, presented an amazing history of the primary architect for the original developments of North and South…
$5.00

Recent Work at Thunderbird Lodge – Video

2021-07-06T23:58:37-04:00July 6th, 2021|Video & Interactive|

Doug Seiler, Principal Architect for Seiler+Drury Architecture, who is in charge of the preservation work at Thunderbird Lodge, walked us through the different projects that have been completed or will finish up this summer in  a Zoom lecture on June 23.  Because the Centennial Foundation has been given a second $100,000 grant from the State of Pennsylvania, he also gave us a hint as to the next projects to be tackled.