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Yardley Historical’s Downtown Walking Tour set


A guided walking tour of downtown Yardley will be offered by the Yardley Historical Association at 2 p.m. Sunday, beginning at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 W. Afton Ave.

See how Yardley has changed during the last five centuries. Historian Charlie Thomforde will lead a leisurely one-hour walk through the center of Yardley. The town of today retains much of its original character and illustrates how it has changed from a single grist mill on Brock Creek to a thriving, diverse community. The Yardleyville Bridge, the Delaware Canal, the railroad, runaway streetcars, two competing fire companies, and life in small town America will all be part of the story.

The tour will end at the Old Library by Lake Afton, where light refreshments will be served.

A $10 per person donation is requested. Reservations are required.

For information about the tour or other activities of the Yardley Historical Association, call 215-208-1154, e-mail, or visit

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