Sue Allan "In Search of Scrooby Manor"

World renowned author, historian, documentary advisor, consultant on English history and genealogy, Sue Allan will be crossing the Atlantic for a one time presentation and book signing in Lancaster, PA, "In Search of Scrooby Manor" on August 23, 2014.

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SMDPA Commemorative Coin

SMDPA Commemorative CoinDedicated to the memory of former SMDPA governor Stacy B. C. Wood Jr., the SMDPA Commemorative Mayflower Coin is die-struck in solid brass, with fine detail and vivid colors.

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2013 Dues Note from the SMDPA Treasurer

If you have NOT paid your 2013 dues and wish to keep your membership in good standing, please promptly mail a check in the amount of $35.00 to
Hilary Armstrong, Assistant Treasurer
50 Charwyn Lane, Malvern, PA 19355

Make checks payable to SMDPA

“Article II, Section 2: Any member whose annual dues remain unpaid at the time of the last meeting of the Board of Assistants prior to the end of the year in which the dues are required to be paid shall be dropped from membership”

SMDPA 2013 Tea/Summer Picnic

A Summer Extravaganza at the Bartram Gardens

Mark your calendars for some Summer Fun on Saturday July 27, 2013. The day will begin at 11:00a.m. with a private Tour of the House and Gardens then lunch at the Coach House at 1 p.m. to include gourmet sandwiches, (turkey, roast beef, chicken), Caesar salad, cookie tray, wine, ice tea or lemonade.

Who is Bartram Gardens? “John Bartram, America's first Botanist, (1699-1777) was a third-generation Pennsylvania Quaker, born in nearby Darby imbued with a curiosity and reverence for nature, as well as a passion for scientific inquiry. Bartram purchased 102 acres from Swedish settlers in 1728, and systematically began gathering the most varied collection of North American plants in the world.” Bartram Gardens is the Home of the Franklinia Tree a species saved by Bartram.