Jillian Roberts awarded scholarship from New Hope Historical Society

On May 28th, New Hope-Solebury senior, Jillian Roberts, received the 2015 Francis Curley Scholarship from the New Hope Historical Society. On hand to present the award were NHHS president, Dee Dee Bowman, and NHHS Scholarship Committee member, Edwin Hild.

“Jillian Roberts was selected to receive this year’s award on the basis of both her scholastic and community achievements. In addition, her selection is one that we believe Francis Curley would have agreed with,” said Dee Dee.

NHHS established the Francis Curley Memorial Scholarship in 2003 to be awarded to a civic-minded New Hope-Solebury High School senior who has displayed excellence in social studies and who is going on to a post-secondary formal education in the field of Social Sciences.

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New Hope Historical Society announces 2015 Garden Tour

The New Hope Historical Society (NHHS) brought another productive year to a close in December with their annual Spirited Tea at the Parry Mansion for members, volunteers and supporters. 2014’s accomplishments included a video highlighting the 200th anniversary of the New Hope–Lambertville Bridge; a benefit concert raising funds for Society acquisitions; and continuing restoration of the Parry Mansion, home to the Society.

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New Hope Historical Society

Free guided tours that keep our great history alive

The Parry Mansion was home to five generations of the dynamic Parry Family. Benjamin Parry is known as the “Father of New Hope.” He expanded the mills and industry in town and was the driving force that built the first bridge between New Hope and Lambertville and opened the first commercial bank. His New Hope Mill gave the town its name.

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New Hope Historical Society

Free guided tours that keep our great history alive

The Parry Mansion was home to five generations of the dynamic Parry Family. Benjamin Parry is known as the “Father of New Hope.” He expanded the mills and industry in town and was the driving force that built the first bridge between New Hope and Lambertville and opened the first commercial bank. His New Hope Mill gave the town its name.

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