Archive for history

Resident Born in Japanese Internment Camp

June 13, 2017

Cornwall Manor resident Sally Renda wasn’t alive when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. However, the war that followed this catastrophic event […]

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Pennsylvania Charter Day

March 07, 2017

On March 13, 1681, William Penn received from Great Britain’s King Charles II a charter for land in the new world that would later become […]

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Resident Joan Sowers Celebrates 50 Years of Cornwall Manor Society Volunteering

February 28, 2017

Cornwall Manor resident Joan Sowers recently celebrated a milestone – volunteering for the Cornwall Manor Society for 50 years – and is still going strong. […]

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The Bells are Ringing at Cornwall Manor

February 07, 2017

Every morning at 9:00 AM, the sounds of the electronic carillon can be heard from Zerr Chapel on the Buckingham Campus. It announces the time […]

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On the Right Track: Cornwall Manor’s Railroad Club

December 12, 2016

The quiet little town of Cornwall, Pennsylvania was once a hub of activity in the iron ore industry. Cornwall contained the largest deposit of iron […]

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Heirlooms: Cornwall Manor’s Greenhouses

October 10, 2016

Doug and Kathy Powell relocated from Tennessee to Cornwall Manor in June 2014. They chose Cornwall Manor for the ambience. “The campus is beautiful. It […]

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