Hagley damage may hit $2 million, and it has no flood insurance

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

These two photos from Hagley show water halfway up the back door of the visitors center.     Damage to the lower property at Hagley Museum and Library  — a seminal piece of Delaware industrial history where DuPont manufactured gunpowder — may hit $2 million, according to CEO Jill MacKenzie. Water overflowing the Brandywine River Sept. 2 after the remnants …

Popular farm stand, arts and cultural institutions cope with flooding aftermath

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Pieces of the SIW farm stand are scattered over the parking lot and road. Update: This article has been updated to reflect SIW stand opening Saturday with limited produce, no electricty.  A popular farm stand and area art and historical attractions have been dealing with the aftermath of flooding caused by Ida as the remnants of the hurricane swept through …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – August 19, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Hagley previews splashy new ‘Nation of Inventors’ exhibit Food Bank of Delaware to pause mobile pantries this month Man biking along 1781 …

Hagley previews splashy new ‘Nation of Inventors’ exhibit

Betsy Price Business, Culture, Headlines

A glass cabinet of 60 patent models welcomes guests to Hagley’s new exhibit about inventing.   Hagley Museum and Library’s new permanent “Nation of Inventors” exhibit reflects the former du Pont estate’s revised mission to use its history and assets to encourage creativity in everybody who visits. “Our new mission is that we seek to inspire people to be innovative …