saving heritage: the ruins of ebenezer ame on bacton hill road

Two years ago, I wrote three posts on an abandoned church I had stumbled upon: ebenezer ame church – bacton hill road it’s palm sunday, so why not post about an abandoned church? on good friday, remember the churches abandoned by time … Continue reading

ebenezer ame church – bacton hill road

Thanks to Pete Kennedy of Malvern Patch I know the identity of a ruin I like to photograph from the road on Bacton Hill Road in Frazer. So sad. It is an abandoned church that had historical importance to the area: … Continue reading

giving up on ebenezer

In February, 2018 I wrote a post titled will 2018 mark the year of history at risk at the ruins of ebenezer on bacton hill road, frazer in east whiteland? Well I am back to tell you sadly, I think I … Continue reading

name that park!!! (on bacton hill road)

I love parks.  And a park naming contest is just good fun!  East Whiteland Township is having a park naming contest through March 8th.  And two of the finalist names involve parts of Chester County history right in East Whiteland … Continue reading

will 2018 mark the year of history at risk at the ruins of ebenezer on bacton hill road, frazer in east whiteland?

It has already been a year since my friend Al Terrell left this earthly plane. And almost two years sine Ann (A.V.) Christie has died. I am glad both of them are not around to find out what I discovered … Continue reading

eagle scout luke phayre honored at east whiteland for his ebenezer project!

See 26.37 of the recent East Whiteland Meeting for Eagle Scout Luke Phayre being honored and deservedly so by East Whiteland Township. CLICK HERE FOR MEETING VIDEO I noted in East Whiteland Supervisor Bill Holmes’ comments that he (like many others) … Continue reading

for the love of god and country: the ceremony at ebenezer

Today’s ceremony at the ruins of Ebenezer A.M.E. on Bacton Hill Road today literally made me cry.  I was so overcome with emotion that the ruin and cemetery are finally getting well-deserved recognition and attention.  #thisplacematters , all 184 years … Continue reading

media advisory: ceremony planned to honor soldiers at ebenezer on saturday, november 19th 1p.m.

We get by with a little help from our friends.  And this coming Saturday, November 19 at 1 PM sharp, thanks to the kindness of Captain Howard A. Crawford, USAF, MSC (Ret) who is the Commander of the West Chester … Continue reading

community love for ebenezer grows

Today while Al Terrell was on site at Ebenezer AME on Bacton Hill Road in Frazer, a couple of things that are so delightful occurred. People came to visit. Not people with family buried there, but just people coming to … Continue reading