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Small Manuscript Collections, Irons Family Papers, Steamboat Frederica

Charles Irons is a volunteer at the Bowers Beach Maritime Museum. His father was one of the watermen of Bowers Beach. Irons grew up in the prime of maritime fishing at Bowers Beach. This is a collection of manifests and receipts for the Steamboat (Steamer) Frederica. The Frederica and Philadelphia Navigation Company owned and managed […]

Saxton’s Methodist Episcopal Church

“Saxton’s Methodist Church (M.E.), located one and one-half miles west of Bower’s Beach, was built on land donated by John Saxton, on Jan. 23, 1881. The chapel was dedicated on Dec. 8, 1879. In 1893, the chapel was moved to its present site at Bower’s Beach. The opening service was held on Sun., Dec. 3, […]

Storm of 1962

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