Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens are a botanical garden that Pierre S. du Pont transformed from the simple country farm into more than 1000 acres of the best horticultural displays in the US with gardens, woodlands, and meadows. There are many designed outdoor gardens and 20 indoor gardens with over 4-acre group of heated greenhouses. Their conservatory has 4600 different types of plants, trees,…

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

Chester County area produces half of the US mushroom production; so in Kennett Square, a mushroom capital of the world, an annual Mushroom Festival always takes place on the first weekend after Labor Day. It is time to celebrate a product that puts food on a plate for many local families. Let talk about mushrooms…

Lenape Native Americans

Lenape Native Americans originally inhabited Kennett Square area. This indigenous group lived in Canada and the United States. Name Lenape, comes from Lenni which means ‘real person’ or ‘original person’. They had a matrilineal clan system. They covered the area of present-day eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, western Long Island, and the Hudson Valley.…