Looking for something new to do in the spring? On Saturday, May 1, 2010 Chester Heights Historical Society will celebrate its first annual Country Fair with fun, food, historical displays, a live auction and much, much more. There will be local artists, local produce, colonial demonstrations by the Bethel Township Historical Society, and a visit by the Plankhouse Crew Pirates from Marcus Hook. Chester Heights will be celebrating their rich history as well as exploring the historical significance of the areas of Wawa, Logtown, and the surrounding communities of Aston, Bethel, Concord and Marcus Hook.
The day will kick off at 11:00 am with a live auction by the 4th generation auctioneers, Wilson’s Auctioneers. Visitors can tour the Chester Heights Camp Meeting grounds, which dates back to 1870 and is on the National Register for Historic Places. This is a treat because the Campground is only open for during a few times a year. There will be historical displays featuring Friends of Old Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania’s first parish founded in the 1720s and Logtown Revolutionary War history. Many other historical sites in Chester Heights will be represented or available for tours.
You can look forward to old fashion food items and local cuisine as well as local artists and artisans. So much to see and do in such a small burrough. Rain date is May 8, 2010. Plan your visit early or if you are local mark your calendar for a fun day.