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Alice Barber Stephens Back Home in Her Own Studio

On April 10th The Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society held its first official event in Thunderbird Lodge. Sue Ann Keilbaugh, a member of the Board of the RVMHS who lived in Mrs. Stephens’ studio when that space was an

The Rose Valley Museum at Thunderbird Lodge “Going to the Show”

Grove Park Inn – site of the National Arts and Crafts Conference In baseball, “going to the show” means a minor league player will get his first chance to play in the major leagues. The Rose Valley Museum and Historical

Don’t be snowed – things are still happening at Thunderbird Lodge

Okay – so this may be what Thunderbird Lodge looks like today right after the Big Storm of 2016. But plans are moving forward for the Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society‘s first official event at Thunderbird Lodge when they

Meet the new Caretakers of Thunderbird Lodge

The Rose Valley Centennial Foundation was fortunate to have had many excellent applicants to live in Thunderbird Lodge in exchange for maintaining the house and grounds.   After extensive interviews and considerable deliberation, The Board has selected Meg Rumsey-Lasersohn and Ben

The Once in a Lifetime Tour was a rousing success!

Our Once in a Lifetime Tour was a rousing success.  We were overwhelmed with requests for the $50 tickets in support of the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation’s efforts to renovate Thunderbird Lodge and provide a permanent home for the Rose

Rose Valley Centennial Foundation to Acquire Thunderbird Lodge

ROSE VALLEY, PA – July 16, 2015 The Rose Valley Centennial Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the “magic” of Rose Valley, has just agreed to accept Thunderbird Lodge, a building inextricably tied to the history of the Arts

Our First Project Is Complete!

The first phase of the Rose Valley Heritage Garden and Veterans Memorial was completed and dedicated on November 9th. See pictures and a report of that ceremony here. Have an idea for a project for the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation?

We are making progress on our project!

The Boy Scouts trenched to get power to the future fountain. Thanks to Dan Seifrit of Seifrit Electrical Associates of Wallingford for donating his time to do the electrical work at the gatehouse. The Environmental Advisory Council tagged and removed

Project Model for Rose Valley Heritage Foundation and Veterans Memorial

Even though Landscape Designer Margery Howe’s project model is small – our plans for the Rose Valley Heritage Foundation and Veterans Memorial are really big!  Check back soon to see all the details under Projects soon

Recent Events

Please see our happenings to date below.  The creation of the Rose Valley Centennial Foundation has been in progress for over three years.  We are now a Pennsylvania non-profit organization with an active Board of Directors and Bylaws. Stay tuned