Shorts

In observance of the centennial of the Spanish-American War, West Overton Museums has mounted “The Spanish-­American War: Contributions by Western Pennsylvanians,” an exhibit of local memorabilia, documents, objects, and photographs. The exhibit continues through Saturday, October 31 [1998]. For more details, write: West Overton Museums, West Overton Village, Scottdale, PA 15683; or...
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Letters

Has It All! The recent issue of Pennsylvania Heritage has it all! The story on Larry Fine [“Laughing with Philadelphia Stooge Larry Fine” by William C. Kashatus, Fall 2008], architecture of the New Deal [“Built by the New Deal” by Michael J. O’Malley III], and the gorgeous cover picture make your magazine one of the best I’ve ever read. I also enjoyed the postcard...
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Letters

Best Years of My Life My family lived in Phoenixville from 1927 to 1938, and the brief history of the community [“Chester County: View from Foot of Main Street, Showing Dam, Phoenixville, Pa.”] in the Summer 2009 edition was of special interest. Also, the article following it, “A Modest Fountain on the Square” by Bill Double, generated more memories of my formative years...
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