Tag : Businesses

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Styers, Moving a Shrub
Compiled by Karen Furst, 2006 Updated 2016 The Styers story begins about 1875 when John Franklin Styer sold his country store in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, to purchase an 85 acre farm in Concordville where he operated a dairy. His sons Jacob and Walter later divided the farm, each pursuing his own business endeavors. Jacob worked as …
Pennsbury Mill
Pennsbury Mill at Hilandale Farm is a historically significant twentieth-century hydro-electric and pumping mill located in picturesque Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Owned by John Danby, a Wilmington, Delaware, banker, the mill and dam were built in 1919 by the Fitz Water Wheel Company before a commercial supply of electricity was available in Chester County. The technology …