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It’s Back!

Last year limbs from the huge ash tree at the Rose Valley Heritage Garden and Veterans Memorial fell and crushed the trough that caught the water from the millstone fountain. Apparently Be Prepared is followed by Be Perpetual because Connor

Thank you Destination Delco

Destination Delco gave Thunderbird Lodge and the Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society’s lecture on Illustration from WWI great coverage on their website. Take a look here pictured above RVMHS president Morris Potter; James C. Thompson presenter and author of

It’s a Sure Sign

Nothing says Coming Soon quite as well as a brand new sign. But the sign erected in front of Thunderbird Lodge in anticipation of this year’s museum opening isn’t exactly new. It was re-purposed from the Traymore sign, which the

RVMHS hosts colorful lecture on stained glass

Richard Prigg, proprietor of Sycamore Stained Glass in Lansdowne, presented Arts and Crafts in Stained Glass at Thunderbird Lodge on Sunday November 11. Prigg is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and was the general manager of

Sunrise Ceremony at Veterans Memorial

Quite a turnout for the raising of the flag over The Rose Valley Heritage Garden and Veterans Memorial this morning at sunrise as each vet shared their story of their service to our Country. Thanks to Jim and Connor McGaffin

Masquerade Makes Money for Museum and Great Memories

Will Price began the masquerade tradition in Rose Valley; it continued last night at the Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society’s Masquerade at Thunderbird Lodge. Charles and Alice Stephens (or at least reasonable facsimiles) were on hand to welcome guests.

Thunderbird Lodge is all lit up and ready for the Masquerade!

Do you have your ticket for the big event on October 29th? Don a costume or come as yourself, but don’t miss an evening of fun at this fundraiser. A live auction of art, furniture, dinner for 8 and more

Well Look at Us!

Thunderbird Lodge is on the cover of the latest edition of the Delaware County Regional News. Thank you to the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce for featuring Rose Valley as One of Delaware County’s Historical Treasures.  Click here to see

New York New York…has wonderful taste in museum displays

Why yes that IS a Will Price Library Table in front of Will Price stain glass panels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Does it seem unfair to you that you have to go to New York to see Rose Valley

Everybody’s Buzzing about Thunderbird Lodge

…especially the honey bees that have taken up residence in one of Will Price’s signature bay windows at Thunderbird Lodge. Rose Valley’s best known beekeeper, Jim Castellan, tried to determine the hive’s location inside the wall. Left alone, the hive

Rose Valley is a leading attraction among the Delaware County Historic Sites

From Destination Delco: Delaware County is the fifth most populous county in Pennsylvania… and the third most compact. The county was created on September 26, 1789, from part of Chester County, founded in 1682, and named for the Delaware River

Here’s the scoop – New residents learn about Rose Valley at an Ice Cream Social at Thunderbird Lodge

Nearly 50 families have moved to Rose Valley in the last 1000 days. We thought it was time to introduce these folks to the “Magic” of Rose Valley. What better way to do that than at an Ice Cream Social

Our plans – and our azaleas – are blossoming!

The clearing at Thunderbird Lodge encouraged the azaleas to put on a fabulous show this spring. Work on the landscaping continues to open up new views of the building – but the really exciting news is that plans are coming

Gatehouse Garden Is Glorious

  Most residents of Rose Valley (and a lot of visitors to Hedgerow) have noticed our award-winning Rose Valley Heritage Garden at the gate house on Old Mill Lane. But if you have only driven by, you are missing the

Rose Valley Centennial Foundation Wins Preservation Award

On May 4, 2016. the Delaware County Council and the Heritage Commission of Delaware County for Preservation Planning. This award recognized our efforts from the Rose Valley Historic District’s inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places to our current