Upcoming Meeting

This Society meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday September 18, 2022
co-sponsored by the Tredyffrin Public Library as an online web seminar.

This is a hybrid event, which will take place in-person with the option to view the program via Zoom.
Register as "in-person" for in-person attendance or register "online" for virtual attendance.

Advance registration (no charge) is required.
Participation is limited, so prompt registration is strongly recommended if you are interested.

Use the following link to register in advance for this event:

After registering for online, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom webinar.
After receiving the confirmation, if you have not already done so, you might want to visit the zoom.us website
to download (and test) the Zoom client application on your computer or device.

Dark History III: Black Widows and the Devil's Luck

presented by Jennifer L. Green

With Halloween around the corner, join us for a presentation of the third installment of Jennifer Green's Dark History series. This program features more true stories of bloodshed and misfortune in southeastern Pennsylvania. Explore mysterious shipwrecks with ties to Pennsylvania as well as a criminal poison ring that may have killed over 100 people. Learn about how mental illness and abuse may have driven one 19th century woman to commit a terrible crime.

Jennifer L. Green currently serves as the Director of Education at the Chester County History Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and is the author of  Dark History of Penn's Woods: Murder, Madness and Misadventure in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  She has written articles for the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia as well as ExplorePAHistory.com. Jennifer L. Green graduated from University of Delaware with majors in anthropology and history, and earned her Master's degree in American History at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She has conducted research and written for websites like ExplorePAHistory.com and the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, and has worked at historic sites throughout Chester and Delaware counties. She lives in northern Delaware with her husband and one very fluffy dog.


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