What To Do: Underground Railroad tour in honor of Black History Month

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times On February 4, at 2 p.m., the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (South Willow Street, Kennett Square, 484-544-5070, www.kennettundergroundrr.org) is presenting “Freedmen, Fugitives and Friends,” a free tour in honor of Black History Month. Guides will lead visitors through the Borough to see the houses and hear the stories of Kennett Square Quakers...

Pocopson supervisors ponder future of Barnard House

Kennett Underground Railroad Center could occupy portion soon By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Pocopson Supervisors Elaine DiMonte and Ricki Stumpo discuss the future of the Barnard House during Monday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting. POCOPSON – Discussions continued about the historic 1800’s Barnard House at the Pocopson township meeting on Monday night – as it remains...

Area mourning loss of Mary Dugan

Teacher, writer, historian left strong mark on Unionville, Kennett areas By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Unionville and Kennett are mourning the loss of Mary Larkin Dugan, center, seen here in a 2010 photo at the dedication of a Harriet Tubman mural in Kennett Square. Dugan died Monday after a long illness. The Unionville and Kennett areas are mourning the loss of a beloved teacher, writer...